History of the Internet

Main

The first message was sent

October 29, 1969

The network of computers had grown from 4 to 13

1970

Number of computers in the network increased to 23

1971

60 computers on the network; many did not know what to exactly do with it.

1975

100 computer barrier was broken

1977

More than 1,000 computers on the network

1984

10,000 computers on network barrier broken

1987

1 Million computers on the Network

1992

Over 10 Million connected to the Network

1996

More than 100 million were connected to the Network

2001

Significant Contributions to the Internet

World Wide Web is created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee during a long period of time.

1989 - 1990

The web was/is an application that was added onto the internet, which is a series of interlinked, hypertext documents.

Open Source Coding

1991

Wikipedia; The very base was created and installed on the Internet Domain.

1994 - 1995

Ward Cunningham had begun to develop the WikiWikiWeb and soon installed it onto the internet domain, in which over time has prospered into the information cite we know and use today as Wikipedia.

AOL had over 30 million global users

2001

AOL was a browser that connected users to the internet.

Youtube was created through 3 friends who created a video-sharing website

February 14, 2005

3 former PayPal employees came together to create a website in which users could upload, view, and share videos.

Hulu was created to allow people to watch video's of TV and Movies

2007

Initially used to advertise during the Superbowl

The Internet Exploded; 30 million new cites were added to the internet.

2008