History of the Internet

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The Internet was born with the ARPANET message

1969

Computer usuage begins to slowly grow from 4 to 13

1970

Only 23 computers are connected to the internet

1971

60 computers were on 1 network- many of the users didnt know what a comuter did.

1975

The 100 computer barrier is broken.

1977

More than 1000 computers were joined to the network

1984

10,000 barrier was broken and computers started entering homes.

1987

Over 100,000 computers were on the network.

1989

Over 1 million computers connected

1992

10 million users were connected

1996

Over 100 million+ computers were connected to the internet

2001

1.7 billion users have access to the internet

2014

Significant Contributions to the Internet

The World Wide Web, www, played an important role in the growth of the internet

1989

1 website was on the internet

1990

Linus Torwald, a young college student, created a way download free software.

1991

10 websites could be found

1991

623 websites were on the internet

1993

American Online, AOL, browser had 30 million global users

2001

Over 230 million websites are on the website

2014