Time Line

The Net

1965

In 1965 two computers at MIT Lincoln Lab communicate using packet-switching technology.

You've got mail! In 1989 AOL launched its first instant messenger chat service

1976

Queen Elizabeth II presses the send button on her first Email.

In 1990 Tim Berners-Lee developed the first web browser the WorldWideWeb.

1989

1992

Tim Berners-Lee posts the very first photo to the Web. The first pic was of the band "Les Horribles Cernettes"

1994

1990

In 1994 one of the first known web purchases was a pepperoni pizza with mushrooms and extra cheese from Pizza Hut.

1994

President Bill Clinton's white house is online

2000

48% of Americans have made an online purchase

2010

In 2010 Social photo-sharing site Instagram launches.

2010

Face book reaches 400 million active users.

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