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    The history of social media The history of social media Presentation Transcript

    • THE HISTORY OF SOCIALMEDIABy Cian Buckley
    • What is Social Media? Unclear – constantly evolving Wikipedia – “media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable communication techniques. Social media is the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into interactive dialogue” Social media is the tools, services, and communication facilitating connection between peers with common interests (Garret, 2011)
    • MODERN SOCIAL MEDIA 1950’s – 60’s PhonePhreaking PhonePhreaks – hacking into unused company test lines First “social media discussions” and virtual seminars First form of blogging – unused voicemail boxes(copybrighter.com, 2011)
    • Bulletin Board Systems –BBS’s 1979 – Ward Christensen “small servers powered by personal computers, attached to a telephone modem, where one person at a time could dial in and get access.” (copybrighter.com, 2011) First replicas of modern social networking – message board discussions, file downloads, games 80’s- Underground feel BBS’s – adult content, pirate software, anarchist movements
    • INTERNET & WORLD WIDE WEB Internet been around since 60’s US army 1964-first commercial use Early 90’s available to the masses Prodigy & CompuServe early attempts Safe environment – open discussions and sharing Napster – 1999-2001 – Sean Parker
    • YOU’VE GOT MAIL 1998 AOL – first instant messaging SixDegrees 1997 Friendster 2002- 03 MySpace 2004-06 FacebookSOCIAL NETWORKING
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SuNx0UrnEo
    • THE FUTURE Nearly impossible to predict Facebook vs Google Phase out? Political Power – Arab Spring…….Only time will tell