History of the Internet

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The Internet is Born

1969

13 Computers on the Internet

1970

60 total computers on the internet

1975

A little over a hundred computers on the internet

1977

More than one thousand computers accessing the internet

1984

10,000 computers on the internet

1987

1 Million users on the internet

1992

Just over 10 Million users on the internet

1996

Over 100 Million users on the internet

2001

Over 1.7 Billion users on the internet

2013

Significant Contributions to the Internet

Sir Tim Berners-Lee creates World Wide Web

1989 - 1990

America Online most popular way to internet access

1990 - 2002

Wikipedia invented giving information on countless amounts of topics

2001

Facebook invented the largest social network in the world

2004

Youtube Intented giving access to millions of internet video

2005

Hulu invented (Internet TV and Movies)

2007