The Evolution of Web Tools

Timeline created by MR246837
  • Web 1.0 - Archie - First Internet Search Tool

    McGill University student, Alan Emtage developed Archie (archive without the v), to save time while searching the internet.
  • Web 1.0 - World Wide Web

    Tim Berners-Lee introduces the World Wide Web.
  • Web 1.0 - Internet Explorer

    Microsoft releases the first version of Internet Explorer, an internet browsing software.
  • Web 1.0 - begins as an online book store.
  • First Mention of Web 2.0

    The term was first used by Darcy DiNucci.
  • Web 2.0 - Wikipedia

    Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger launch Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia in which the users write the content.
  • Web 2.0 - Facebook

    Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg launched the social networking site.
  • Web 2.0 - YouTube

    Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim created the video sharing website and uploaded the first video.
  • Web 2.0 - Twitter

    Jack Dorsey launches Twitter and sends the first tweet: “just setting up my twttr”
  • Web 3.0 - Wolfram Alpha

    Stephen Wolfram developed Wolfram Alpha as a computational knowledge engine that computes exact answers about topics rather than search and display random web pages about a topic.
  • Web 3.0 - Siri

    Dag Kittlaus, Adam Cheyer, and Tom Gruber co-founded Siri, an intelligent, voice-controlled, personal assistant. It was originally an independent iPhone Application that debuted in 2010. Apple acquired Siri in 2010. Apple modified Siri and introduced it in 2011.
  • Web 3.0 - DSSTNE

    Amazon makes DSSTNE technology available for others to use. DSSTNE is the technology behind Amazon's product recommendation system.