History of the Internet
By: Aleigha Allen
1969 The ARPANET
The beginning of the internet, it was a test bed for many networking technologies and the first wide area packet switching. Although it was only connected to a few computers, it was enough to make the internet what it is today!
In 1971, the first email ever was sent by Ray Tomlinson to himself. "The test messages were entirely forgettable. . . . Most likely the first message was QWERTYIOP or something similar."
Works with BBN and makes the first interactive program devoted to the email system, and makes the @ sign in emails and other interactive medias today that helps you connect a username with the destination address.
Aol's Instant Messenger chat service is launched and welcomes users with the greeting ''You've got mail!''
1990 World Wide Web
Tim Berners Lee develops the first web browser ''World Wide Web''
Microsoft launches a program and is known to be the first version of internet explorer or known as other than Windows 95.
First known use of the term was in 2000
YouTube is founded and is later acquired by Google a year later.
Apple releases its first iPhone.
35% of adults have phones with apps but only 1/4 of them don't even use those apps.
45% of internet users in relationships say they met online.