The History of the Internet

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Birth of the Internet

1969

ARPA goes online for the first time in December.

The Word

1982

The name "the internet" was used for the first time.

.Com

1984

DNS was established (.com, .org, .edu)

Google

1998

Google opens it's first office in California

58.5%

2002

By January of 2002 58.5% of the U.S was using the Internet

Youtube

2005

Youtube.com is launched.

92 million

2006

There are more than 92 million websites online.

Microsoft

2007

In January 2007 Microsoft launches products online.

Big time Google

2007

Google grows bigger than the biggest earner, Microsoft

1.114 billion

2007

1.114 billion people using the internet

Apple

2007

Apple surpasses one billion itunes downloads