Internet

Events

Outline

1961

Leonard Kleinrock layed the idea of data networking and packet switching

Computer-to-Computer Chat

1971

This chat took place between Stanford University and BBN

E-mail Invented

1971

Rob Tomlinson was credited with inventing E-mail

First online shopping site

1979 - 1980

A Guy named Michael Aldrich was the pioneer of Online shopping.

BITNET

1981

This network was established!

World Wide Web Invented

January 1, 1983

This was when and computer scientist named Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web

MILNET

1990

The portion of ARPANET that the military used became its own network

Ebay

September 3, 1995

Ebay was established.

First Social Media

1997

The first recognizable social media site "Six Degrees" enabled people to create a profile and make friends with other users!

Facebook

February 4, 2004

Facebook was created!

FireFox Internet Browser

November 9, 2004

This is when Firefox was first released. Was original and experimental branch of the Mozilla browser