A Brief History
      of
Social Media

  by Brett Borders

  OnlineReputationEdge.com
Social media   =   web services evolved to
                    mainstream popularity




        & corporate interest


  ...
The “social media revolution”
  started over 40 years ago.


                           Online.




                      ...
Phone Phreaking
            (1950’s)




                   Steve Jobs    Steve Wozniak




                              ...
Voicemail Hacking & Codelines




                         Personal publishing
                     before podcasts and bl...
Internet Before the World Wide Web
                         (1969 - 1991)




Military, academia & hackers.

             ...
BBS Systems
       (1979)




                acoustic modem




                  @BrettBorders
Commercial Online Services
                     (1979)


      CompuServe




                              @BrettBorders
Compuserve CB Simulator
  (online chat room - 1980)



                          “Are u M or F?”
                         ...
Cyber Romance & Marriage




       “Finding Love Online?”




                                1983




                  ...
IRC - Internet Relay Chat
          (1988)




    #cybersex   #hack       #phreak
    #drugs      #unix       #techsuppor...
The World Wide Web
      (1991)




           Tim Berners-Lee’s first Web server




                                     ...
AOL- America Online
Internet Access (1995)




               Mass adoption.
                                @BrettBorders
Instant Messaging
            (1996)




                        ICQ

        :)   :’(   :P   8-)   %-P *hugs*


         ...
Peer-to-Peer / Social filesharing
                           (1999)




                           R.I.P. CD & DVD

       ...
Social Networking Profile Sites - (1997)




 Social News Sites - (1997)




                                 @BrettBorders
Mobile-friendly, real-time status updates
                          (2006)




                              @BrettBorders
Real-time social productivity
                       (2009)




                                @BrettBorders
The Future of Social Media?




Augmented reality adds graphics, sounds, feedback
and smell to the natural world.

       ...
THANK YOU!
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This is a brief history of the evolution of social media - from phone phreaking in the 1950's to FourSquare and Google Wave in 2010. It was compiled by Brett Borders of http://onlinereputationedge.com

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Online Reputation Edge presents: "A Brief History of Social Media"

  1. 1. A Brief History of Social Media by Brett Borders OnlineReputationEdge.com
  2. 2. Social media = web services evolved to mainstream popularity & corporate interest @BrettBorders
  3. 3. The “social media revolution” started over 40 years ago. Online. @BrettBorders
  4. 4. Phone Phreaking (1950’s) Steve Jobs Steve Wozniak @BrettBorders
  5. 5. Voicemail Hacking & Codelines Personal publishing before podcasts and blogs. @BrettBorders
  6. 6. Internet Before the World Wide Web (1969 - 1991) Military, academia & hackers. UUCP telnet e-mail @BrettBorders
  7. 7. BBS Systems (1979) acoustic modem @BrettBorders
  8. 8. Commercial Online Services (1979) CompuServe @BrettBorders
  9. 9. Compuserve CB Simulator (online chat room - 1980) “Are u M or F?” “A / S / L?” “what r u wearing?” @BrettBorders
  10. 10. Cyber Romance & Marriage “Finding Love Online?” 1983 1991 @BrettBorders
  11. 11. IRC - Internet Relay Chat (1988) #cybersex #hack #phreak #drugs #unix #techsupport @BrettBorders
  12. 12. The World Wide Web (1991) Tim Berners-Lee’s first Web server @BrettBorders
  13. 13. AOL- America Online Internet Access (1995) Mass adoption. @BrettBorders
  14. 14. Instant Messaging (1996) ICQ :) :’( :P 8-) %-P *hugs* @BrettBorders
  15. 15. Peer-to-Peer / Social filesharing (1999) R.I.P. CD & DVD @BrettBorders
  16. 16. Social Networking Profile Sites - (1997) Social News Sites - (1997) @BrettBorders
  17. 17. Mobile-friendly, real-time status updates (2006) @BrettBorders
  18. 18. Real-time social productivity (2009) @BrettBorders
  19. 19. The Future of Social Media? Augmented reality adds graphics, sounds, feedback and smell to the natural world. @BrettBorders
  20. 20. THANK YOU!

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