A Short History of Social Media
Law firm Morrison & Foerster has created an enjoyable infographic concerning the history of social media from the launch in 1978 of the first BBBs–that’s “bulletin board system,” all the way to Twitter’s five-year birthday in July.
More than ever we are spending our time on a computer, tablet or smartphone, with much of that time utilized browsing social networks. Whether you prefer Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or another outlet, life experiences, photographs, video, news and more are shared for our friends, family and the world at large to consume.
After viewing the graphic below, what other major social media developments do you feel warrant a place on the timeline? Let us know in the comments!
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