History of the Internet

Tara Keith - Week 11 assignment

Main

Batch processing on computers

1957 - 1958

Computer could only work on one thing at a time

ARAPANET development begins

1966 - 1967

The Internet is born; first message sent

1969 - 1970

Only 4 computers exist in US; first message sent from a computer at UCLA to a computer at Stanford University

Number of computers grows to 13

1970 - 1971

Number of computers grows to 1000

1984 - 1985

Number of computers grows to 10,000

1987 - 1988

Number of computers grows to 100,000

1989 - 1990

One website exists

1991 - 1992

Number of computers grows to 1 million

1992 - 1993

Four websites exist

1992 - 1993

10,000 websites exist

1994 - 1995

600,000 websites exist

1996 - 1997

25 million websites exist

2000 - 2001

Significant Contributions to the Internet

Google is started

1996 - 1997

Facebook is started

2004 - 2005

Google stock is offered to the public

2004 - 2005

YouTube is started

2005 - 2006

Google buys YouTube

2006 - 2007

Facebook passes Google as most viewed website

2010 - 2011