The order in which things happened...
New Media History In Brief
When someone said they thought TV was as old as newspapers the reply was, "Well, no. In the long history of mass media, newspapers are eight times older than television." That conversation highlighted the need for a clarification of the relative age of New Media. They are not that old, really. In fact, TV is about eight times older than many New Media.
Web pages (Mosaic) - 1993 Yahoo! - January 1994 Wiki - March 1995 Blogging - December 1997 Google - September 1998 Wikipedia - January 2001 iPod - October 2001 Second Life - June 2003 MySpace - August 2003 Facebook - February 2004 Podcasting - September 2004 Digg - December 2004 YouTube - February 2005 Twitter - March 2006
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