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History of Web
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The first online dating site, match.com, launches. Online dating gives people a new and easier way for people to find a date.
Netflix is founded. Netflix is now a huge company that many people use for entertainment in their daily lives.
The Domain Name System created the familiar .edu, .gov, .com, .mil, .org, .net, and .int system for naming websites. Using these domain names made it much easier to remember than the long numbers it used to be.
Email is introduced by Ray Tomlinson. Emailing has given society a fast, reliable form of communication that is free and easily accessible.
The first website was launched. Websites have given people a way to gather information and helps establish credibility as a business.
Facebook goes online. Facebook has impacted society because it has changed the way we communicate and gives people ability to share ideas and pictures that that people want others to see.
Two computers at MIT Lincoln Lab communicate with each other using packet-switching technology. Without packet-switching technology, the network wouldn't work as fast and wouldn't be as efficient as it is today.
The first iPhone is released. The iPhone was an innovation that made it easier for people to access the internet and changed the way our society communicates. The iPhone is something people still use in their every day lives.
The social media sites Instagram and Pinterest are launched. Like Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest give people ability to share pictures and thoughts that they want other people to see. Although people may say Instagram has a negative effect on people's anxiety and body image, it is something our society uses everyday.
Queen Elizabeth ll hits the send button on her first email. Although this isn't very important, this was a big deal in England because the Queen is a great role model for the people of her country.
SOURCES: https://www.livescience.com/20727-internet-history.html https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/mar/12/history-world-wide-web-timeline
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