History of the Internet

This is the history of the internet.

Main

Internet was born

1969

The growing internet

1970

In 1970 the number of computers on this new network had grown from 4 to 13

Increasing the Internet

1971

In 1971 the number would increase to 23.

only 60 computers?

1975

So in 1975 if there are only 60 computer on this new network, many of them not sure exactly what to do with it, most people saw no need to spend thousands of dollars to join the network themselves.

Broken barrier

1977

It wouldn’t be until 1977 before the hundred computer barrier would be broken

On the network!

1984

not until 1984 before more than a thousand computers were on the network.

10,000 barrier broken

1987

By 1987 the 10,000 barrier was broken. By this time, computers were just starting to make it into people’s homes.

100,000,000+ computers connected

1992

And by 1992, just four years later, there would be over a million of computers connected.

10 million+ users connected.

1996

in 1996, over 10 million users would now be connected.

over 100 million users connected

2001

In 2001, over 100 million computers were connected to the Internet.

today over 1.7 billion users are connected.

2010

Significant Contributions to the Internet.

Guttenberg Project

1971

Hulu

1980

World Wide Web

1990

World Wide Web

1990

Craiglist

1991

Microsoft Windows

1991

Sourceforge

1993

Google

1999

Wikipedia

2000

AOl

2001

Youtube

2006

Pandora

2008

Grooveshark

2010