social media

about it

teacher name= Mrs. Aulston

assigned=10/28/13 due=10/31/13

1969

first internet was CompuServe, then came dial-up lasting till the mid 1990's

1971

first emailed was delivered

1978

trolling and frame wars began

1985

AOL came

1994

the dawning

BHI started GeoCities, yahoo started, EarthLink started as online service provider

1997

The Web had one million sites.

Blogging begins.
SixDegrees.com lets users create profiles and list friends.
AOL Instant Messenger lets users chat.

1998

google started

2003-2004

MySpace. another social networking website, was launched as a clone of Friendster.
Linden Lab opened the virtual world Second Life on the Internet.
LinkedIn was started as a business-oriented social networking site for professionals.
There were more than 3 billion Web pages.
Apple introduced the online music service iTunes.

Facebook, another social networking website, was started for students at Harvard College.

MySpace surpassed Friendster in page views.

Podcasting began on the Internet.
Flickr image hosting website opened.
Digg was founded as a social news website where people shared stories found across the Internet.

resources=http://www.uncp.edu/home/acurtis/NewMedia/SocialMedia/SocialMediaHistory.html

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