History of the Internet

Timeline created by Caitlinn
  • A book

    A book called "The Machine Stops" by E.M.Forster was written in 1909. In it, it fortells among other things, the internet, instant messaging and videoconferencing, and how it goes wrong.
  • An idea

    An idea
    A man called Paul Otlet had the idea of creating the internet in 1934. He invisioned a device that worked like a mobile phone combined with a television.
  • ARPA

    ARPA, a social network, went online in December. It was designed for research, education, and government organizations.
  • mentions

    The word internet is used for the first time
  • Youtube

    Youtube
    Youtube, one of the most used sites of 2012, launched.