The History of the Internet

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  • Modern Computer

    Modern Computer
    Charles Babbage, the inventor, is credited with creating the first interactive automated computer.
  • USSR Lanches Sptutnik

    USSR Lanches Sptutnik
    1957, the Soviet Union launched the earth's first artificial satellite,
  • ARPA is invented

    ARPA is invented
    In regards to the USSR Launching Sputnik, the united states invents the Advanced Science Projects Agency known as ARPA.
  • ARPAnet Project

    ARPAnet Project
    The ARPAnet initiative, the basis for today's internet, was pioneered by Robert Taylor.

    In the early days of technological technology, with the United States in 1969, the predecessor of the Internet was jumpstarted. The Applied Development Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) of the Defense Department. Many of the protocols used for Internet communication today were created by ARPA-funded researchers.
  • ARPAnet introduces Email

    ARPAnet introduces Email
    The first ARPANET network email was sent in 1971, implementing the now-familiar syntax of the address with the '@' icon designating the device address of the recipient.
  • Internet service Provider

    Internet service Provider
    The first internet service provider is created
  • Apple Created

    Apple Created
    Steve Jobs creates Apple which designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
  • First Social Media Created

    First Social Media Created
    The first social media was created by Andrew Weinreich, Users were able to upload a profile and make friends with other users.
  • Online Shopping

    Online Shopping
    In the UK, internet shopping was invented and pioneered by Michael Aldrich in 1979. He linked a configured domestic television to a real-time multi-user transaction processing device via a telephone line.
  • APRAnet

    A visual simulator can first run over the ARPAnet to build a real-time program.
  • World Wide Web Created

    World Wide Web Created
    In 1989, while studying at CERN, Tim Berners-Lee, a British physicist, created the World Wide Web ( WWW). The Web was originally designed and built to meet the need for automated knowledge sharing among scientists at universities and institutes worldwide.
  • World Wide Web For the World

    World Wide Web For the World
    The world wide web becomes available for the world.
  • First Online Banking

    First Online Banking
    On May 18, 1995, Wells Fargo became the first bank to offer internet banking to customers, replacing programs involving desktop computers, hard drives, and bank-provided floppy disks

    Laurence Landweber has created a computer science network known as CSNET.
  • WIFI

    Dr O'Sullivan and his colleagues are credited with inventing Wi-Fi
  • Google Created

    Google  Created
    Google, LLC is an American international technology corporation specialized in applications and products related to the Internet, including web advertisement platforms, search engines, cloud storage, apps, and hardware.
  • First Blog

    First Blog
    1998 marks the first known instance of a blog on a traditional news site, when Jonathan Dube blogged Hurricane Bonnie for The Charlotte
  • Myspace Invented

    Myspace Invented is a popular web platform for social networking. MySpace was initially created as a forum for young musicians and bands to exchange songs and concert dates and has become a dynamic platform where users can create profiles, including photos, journals, songs, or movie tastes.
  • Facebook Created

    Facebook Created
    On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard sophomore, launched Facebook, a social media network he created to connect students from Harvard with each other. About a thousand people had enrolled by the next day.
  • Youtube Created

    Youtube Created
    Web site for sharing videos.
  • Instagram Created

    Instagram Created
    Systrom and Krieger created the photo-sharing app
  • Snapchat Created

    Snapchat Created
    One of Snapchat's key features is that photographs and comments are normally only usable for a limited period before their receivers become unavailable.