History of Social Media: From email to Facebook

HISTORY OF SOCIAL MEDIA

There is so much in the news on Social Media — there is even a movie about The Social Network that got Golden Globe and Academy award nominations — that it seems useful to share an “infographic” from the OnlineSchools on the history of social media as it progressed from email in the early ’70s to the current galaxy-wide reach of Facebook.

The 7th birthday of Facebook is this week, having grown 20% larger in terms of active users.

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Bill Petro, your friendly neighborhood historian
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Bill Petro writes articles on history, technology, pop culture, and travel. He has been a technology sales enablement executive with extensive experience in Cloud Computing, Automation, Data Center, Information Storage, Big Data/Analytics, Mobile, and Social technologies.

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