internet history

Timeline created by shyninshy
  • millitary communication

    millitary communication
    1964
    • Rand Corporation proposes a new information network so that the United States could successfully communicate after a nuclear war.
  • ARPANET...Email use.

    ARPANET...Email use.
    • ARPANET begins to be used for communicating email
  • internet

    internet
    • The term “Internet” begins to be used.
  • Money for puters

    Money for puters
    Comet, the first commercial email software, is offered by the Computer Corporation of America for $40,000.
  • Superhighway

    Superhighway
    Al Gore coins the term for the Internet “The Information Superhighway.”
  • The Web

    The Web
    • The phrase “World Wide Web” is coined by Tim Berners-Lee
  • First internet link

    First internet link
    • Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC) becomes the first web server on the Internet.
  • .COM

    .COM
    • Internet registration begins for .com, .net. .org, .edu, and .gov.
  • Info Net work

    Info Net work
    • The Internet takes off as part of the world’s fastest growing information network.
  • GOOGLE

    GOOGLE
    • Google is founded in Menlo Park, California.
  • FACEBOOK

    FACEBOOK
    • Facebook is founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • YOUTUBE

    YOUTUBE
    • YouTube launches.
  • TWITTER

    TWITTER
    • Twitter is founded in San Francisco, California.
  • SOCAIL MEDIA

    SOCAIL MEDIA
    Twitter and Facebook are the primary means of communication for the Middle East revolts.