History of the internet

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History of the Internet

1969 - 4/10/14

Birth

October 29, 1969

Growth!!

1970

From simple beginings of 4 computers to a whole 13 computers

One Hundred

1977

The internets network breaks 100 computers

1,000

1984

Finally over one thousand computers networked together

tens of thousands

1987

Over 10,000 computers have joined the network and a move of computers into house holds begins

WWW

1989 - 1990

The World Wide Web was created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. With this creation of hypertexts and links the internet had a boom in users

AOL

2001

AOL had over 30 million global users at its hight in 2001 which if compared to current population of the world is 0.0375% of the world population was on AOL

AOL the dark side

2001

AOL began to be known for its agressive marketing and nearly impossible to get out of contracts

Billions

04/10/2014

Today there are over 1.7 billion computers hooked into the network (incuding the one you're using right now)