For as long as people have walked the earth, we've
been thinking up ways to network
Heres how we've connected since the dawn of time.
When: 40,000 years before the internet - give or take a few months
What: Neanderthal networking rudimentary images on cave walls
• Image of animals, hunting and hands were most popular.
• Total "likes" Received: unknown
THE ROMAN FORUM
When: 700 BC the ultimate networking site for over 500 years
What: The center for everything from commerce and religion, to politics to
The original toga party
Party on romans !
When: 146 BC through the 18th Century
What: Text messages with legs. town criers ran from place to place spreading the news
of the day and the latest word from the king.
Spartan runners were the first, warning the Greeks of the impending roman
Criers's popularity soared as the english colonized the world.
They showed up wherever a British flag was planted.
When: 17th century - in 1605, antwerp belgium's relation rolls off the presses
What: Until the internet, the newspaper was only place to get crossword puzzles,
comic strips and the daily horoscope.
What's black and white and read all over ?
For many years - a newspapers!
By 1870, there was over 5,000 newspapers in the U.S alone.
What: country stores had big barrels filled with ....wait for it.... crackers.
People ate crackers and networked.
Yes, that's where the term "cracker" originated, as in "you might be a redneck
if people call you a cracker".
What: one-on-one networking by exchanging letters between far off lands.
Everyone from charlie brown to pee-wee herman has had pen pals.
Thanks to sites such as penpalworld.com,the concept is still strong today.
When: September 1979
What: The first internet service to allow the exchange of emails
Hundreds of thousands of users hung out in digital forums.
Moderators called "sysops" ran them.
Finally a place for geeks to call thier own.
The rest of us would have to wait for facebook....
When: December 2002
What: The go-to place to act professional without a business suit.
Job applicants use it more ans more as a resume.
Also popular with those hanging help-wanted signs
Over 250 million members
When: August 2003
What: Once the world's hottest social networking site...these days, not so
Now has street cred for its influence on the music world
Thank justin timberlake. he became the co-owner in 2009
When: February 2004
What: The most popular site on the web, behind google.
Hard to believe its only been around since 2004
Over 1 billion active users
What's not to like ?!
When: February 2005
What: A popular video sharing site, now owned bt google
Approximately 6 billion hours of video viewed each month.
100 hours of video uploaded every minute
So many cats and adorable babies, so little time!
When: March 2006
What: A micro-blogging site complete with #hashtags and @tagging
340 million daily tweets
1.6 billion searches over the same time
500 million registered users
When: March 2010
What: No, matter what you collect, craft, create or plan, you'll have more fun sharing it with
Interested? then gather up your favorite things and start pinning.
70+ million estimated users = a good chance you'll find fellow fanatics
When: October 2010
What: Take a picture, it will last longer....post it to instagram, it will last forever!
2012 - over 100 million active users
2013 - a23% increase in traffic
the networking destination of choice for photos and short videos.
So what's going to be the next big thing in social networking ?
Maybe YOU have an idea for a hot , new social app ?
Whatever it is, we'll all be there!
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