The past, present and future  of social media Alex Howard Government 2.0 Correspondent O’Reilly Media
What is social media?
Postal Service (550 BC)
Telegraph (1792)
Pneumatic mail (1865)
Telephone (1890)
Radio (1891)
Email (1966)
<ul><li>ARPANET  (1969) </li></ul>
Commercial online services (1969)
 
Bulletin Board Services (BBS) (1979) Ward Christensen and the First BBS [Credit: Wikipedia]
Usenet (1979) <ul><li>Conceived of by Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis.  </li></ul><ul><li>Usenet let users post articles or pos...
Online chat rooms (1980)
Internet Relay Chat (1988) <ul><li>IRC was followed by ICQ in the mid-90s.   </li></ul><ul><li>First IM program for PCs. <...
World Wide Web (1991) Credit:  http:// www.radford.edu/srabago/links/text.html ]
Blogs (1994)  <ul><li>First blog?  Links.net </li></ul>
Wikis (1994)  <ul><li>Ward Cunningham was inspired in part by Apple’s Hypercard </li></ul><ul><li>He developed Vannevar Bu...
America Online (1995)
Social networks (1997)
P2P/ Social filesharing (1999)
Livejournal … and Blogger (1999)
Wikipedia (2001)
RSS (2002)
Friendster (2002)
MySpace (2003) <ul><li>Friendster (2002) </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace (2003) </li></ul>
Second Life (2003)
Facebook, Digg, Flickr and LinkedIn (2004 )
YouTube (2005)
Twitter (2006)
Livestreaming (2006) <ul><li>uStream.tv </li></ul><ul><li>Justin.tv </li></ul><ul><li>Livestream.com </li></ul>
First YouTube Presidential Debate (2007) [Credit:  HowStuffWorks ]
Tumblr (2007)  <ul><li>Lifestreaming + microblogging platform </li></ul>
My.Barack.Obama.com (2007) <ul><li>2 million+ members. Most contributed to nearly half a billion dollars raised online. </...
#IranElection (2009) [Credit:  UPI ]
Foursquare (2009)
Posterous (2009)
DoD Social Media Policy (2010)
Google Plus (2011)
 
The Future?
China
Russia
Augmented reality
Augmented overload! Image Credit:  Daonk.org
Digital tools for open government NY Senate on iTunes
Social audits
Social memories Image Credit: Portal To Your Dreams
We’ll need better filter/browsers Image credit:  PC World on Aurora
Privacy  challenges
The  stream
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    1. 1. The past, present and future of social media Alex Howard Government 2.0 Correspondent O’Reilly Media
    2. 2. What is social media?
    3. 3. Postal Service (550 BC)
    4. 4. Telegraph (1792)
    5. 5. Pneumatic mail (1865)
    6. 6. Telephone (1890)
    7. 7. Radio (1891)
    8. 8. Email (1966)
    9. 9. <ul><li>ARPANET (1969) </li></ul>
    10. 10. Commercial online services (1969)
    11. 12. Bulletin Board Services (BBS) (1979) Ward Christensen and the First BBS [Credit: Wikipedia]
    12. 13. Usenet (1979) <ul><li>Conceived of by Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis. </li></ul><ul><li>Usenet let users post articles or posts to newsgroups. </li></ul>
    13. 14. Online chat rooms (1980)
    14. 15. Internet Relay Chat (1988) <ul><li>IRC was followed by ICQ in the mid-90s. </li></ul><ul><li>First IM program for PCs. </li></ul>
    15. 16. World Wide Web (1991) Credit: http:// www.radford.edu/srabago/links/text.html ]
    16. 17. Blogs (1994) <ul><li>First blog? Links.net </li></ul>
    17. 18. Wikis (1994) <ul><li>Ward Cunningham was inspired in part by Apple’s Hypercard </li></ul><ul><li>He developed Vannevar Bush’s ideas of “allowing users to comment on and change one another’s text” </li></ul>
    18. 19. America Online (1995)
    19. 20. Social networks (1997)
    20. 21. P2P/ Social filesharing (1999)
    21. 22. Livejournal … and Blogger (1999)
    22. 23. Wikipedia (2001)
    23. 24. RSS (2002)
    24. 25. Friendster (2002)
    25. 26. MySpace (2003) <ul><li>Friendster (2002) </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace (2003) </li></ul>
    26. 27. Second Life (2003)
    27. 28. Facebook, Digg, Flickr and LinkedIn (2004 )
    28. 29. YouTube (2005)
    29. 30. Twitter (2006)
    30. 31. Livestreaming (2006) <ul><li>uStream.tv </li></ul><ul><li>Justin.tv </li></ul><ul><li>Livestream.com </li></ul>
    31. 32. First YouTube Presidential Debate (2007) [Credit: HowStuffWorks ]
    32. 33. Tumblr (2007) <ul><li>Lifestreaming + microblogging platform </li></ul>
    33. 34. My.Barack.Obama.com (2007) <ul><li>2 million+ members. Most contributed to nearly half a billion dollars raised online. </li></ul>
    34. 35. #IranElection (2009) [Credit: UPI ]
    35. 36. Foursquare (2009)
    36. 37. Posterous (2009)
    37. 38. DoD Social Media Policy (2010)
    38. 39. Google Plus (2011)
    39. 41. The Future?
    40. 42. China
    41. 43. Russia
    42. 44. Augmented reality
    43. 45. Augmented overload! Image Credit: Daonk.org
    44. 46. Digital tools for open government NY Senate on iTunes
    45. 47. Social audits
    46. 48. Social memories Image Credit: Portal To Your Dreams
    47. 49. We’ll need better filter/browsers Image credit: PC World on Aurora
    48. 50. Privacy challenges
    49. 51. The stream
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