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1964 Paul Baran invented “packet switching”
1969 DARPA invented the ARPANET network.
1971 Ray Tomlinson invented email
1972 The first computer-to-computer chat took place
1973 The Network Voice Protocol was invented
1974 Steve Walker invented the first mailing list that allowed many people get the same mail message
1979 The idea of using symbols -) came from Kevin Mackenzie
1981 The first virus made the ARPANET stop working!
1983 The DNS or Domain Name System is invented.
1988 Jarkko Oikarinen invented internet-relay-chat (IRC)
1989 Tim Berners-Lee was the inventor of the World Wide We
1990 Alan Emtage invented Archie
1992 Jean Armour Polly was the first to coin the term “surfing the Internet.”
1993 The first Multicast Backbone (MBONE); audio and video broadcasted to multiple computers simultaneously occurred
1993 The first web browser is created and it is named Mosaic
1993 The CERN announced that the World Wide Web would be free to anyone, with no fees due
1994 The first Internet banner ad is on hotwired.com. It is for AT&T
1995 Sun Microsystems invents JAVA
1995 AuctionWeb makes it first sale
1997 The term web log is coined by Jorn Barger, which is later shortened to a blog.
1998 PayPal was invented
1999 RSS (Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary) was used for the first time
1999 The release of Napster, a file sharing system, makes P2P popular
2003 With the launch of the iTunes Store, people could purchase and download music legally
2004 The word podcast is first used to describe an Internet audio or video broadcast
2004 Facebook is created
2005 Youtube is created
2006 The first “tweet” is sent
2009 Groupon offered its first group coupon for pizza
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