Here’s the History of the Internet in One Infographic

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Do you think you know your Internet history? This infographic just landed in my inbox. See if there is anything on here that Vivint missed.



It chronicles the past 50-plus years of the Internet and touches on more than 70 moments in Internet history. The graphic tells the story of how the Internet came to be, identifies major companies and initiatives that wouldn’t be possible without its existence, and some of the most memorable pop culture moments revolving around the World Wide Web.

What do you think? Did they miss anything?


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About the Author

Judie Lipsett Stanford
I've had a fascination with all types of gadgets and gizmos since I was a child, beginning with the toy robot that my grandmother gave my brother - which I promptly "relieved him of" in 1973. I'm a self-professed gadget magpie. I can't tell you how everything works, but I'm known world-wide for using a product until I have a full understanding of what it does, what its limitations are, and if it excels in any given area — or not.