Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The Evolution and History of Social Media

From the small beginnings of the first email communicated to the tidal wave of websites and apps today, Social Media has taken the world by storm and shows no signs of slowing down. A very informative article indeed!

Jason Neumann

Amplify’d from mashable.com

Whether this is a walk down memory lane or entirely new information for you, we hope you’ll enjoy this infographic, which was created by OnlineSchools.org. You can also check out our infographics on Facebook facts, online dating and our general obsession with social media.

From the first e-mail to the domination of Facebook, social media has come a long way, baby.

Here’s a visually organized look at the past 30 years or so of social media history, from Usenet to AIM to Friendster and beyond. This particular infographic comes with some fun facts; for example, did you know that the first version of MySpace was coded in just 10 days?

Read more at mashable.com

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