The Timeline Of The Internet

Timeline created by lynncomm420
  • ARPA formed

    1957-The first satellite was launched by the USSR. It was called Sputnik. To compete against the USSR, The United States made the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), they are responsible for creating new technology for the military.
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    Timespan Of The Internet


    1960s-ARPANET started getting developed by ARPA.
  • Leonard Kleinrock

    1961-Leonard Kleinrock came up the with an idea of making ARPANET.
  • First ARPANET connection

    1969-The first ARPANET connection is made. ARPANET is the world's first working computer connection network and the base network of 7 that formed the global Internet.
  • ARPANET email

    ARPANET email
    1972-ARPANET is able to communicate emails.
  • ARPANET becomes Internet

    1973-The name Internet starts being used by people.
  • 1st commercial network

    1974- The first commercial network is made public on the internet.
  • "World Wide Web"

    1990- The name “world wide web” is made up by a man named Tim Berners-Lee.
  • First server

    1991-Stanford Linear Accelerator becomes the first online server.
  • .com, .org, ,edu, .net, and .gov made

    1992- .com, .net, .org, .edu, and .gov are made.
  • JAVA and Yahoo!

    JAVA and Yahoo!
    1995-JAVA and Yahoo are created.
  • Internet calling

    Internet calling
    1997-The telephone lets you call in the internet.
  • Google

    1998-Google is founded.
  • YouTube

    2005-Youtube got created.
  • Twitter

    2006-Twitter is made.
  • Internet freedom

    2012-Internet freedom from the stop piracy act.
  • Future internet

    2050- What I think the Internet will be like in in the future - holographic websites and way more communication websites
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