History of the Internet

Main

ARPANET connected between Utah and California University

April 7, 1969

First Webcam

1990

Internet is born/First Webpage

1991

First Graphical Browser (Mosaic/Netscape)

1993

Yahoo established

1994

Ebay and Amazon established- 32 Million Internet Users

1995

Blogger founded- 262 Million Internet Users

1999

Dotcom Bubble Bursts- 327 Million Users

2000

Wikipedia founded- 442 Million Internet Users

2001

Significant Contributions to the Internet

AOL founded, becomes online interface for World Wide Web in 1991

1983 - 1991

Tim Burners Lee proposed the "World Wide Web"

1989

Google Search Engine

1998

Lewinsky Scandal has online news coverage

1998

mySpace is most popular social media site

2003

YouTube is created

2005