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Internet Milestones, From The First Domain Name To The First Tweet [INFOGRAPHIC]

What began as an experiment turned into a technological innovation that transformed our culture, connecting people across the globe and enabling instantaneous communication and dissemination of ideas like nothing before it.

In the infographic below, Evevo documents major milestones in the history of the Internet, from the first spam email to the first tweet sent.

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The Incredible Growth Of The Web (1984-2013) [INFOGRAPHIC]

What was your first experience of the world wide web?

Perhaps, like me, it was back in the heady days of 1993, and the Mosaic web browser, which paved the way for the groundbreaking Netscape in late 1994. It was, quite frankly, amazing. A new horizon opened up right before our eyes. And we never looked back.

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The Internet: Then Vs. Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

In just one minute on an average day, 700 videos, 28,000 Tumblr posts, 100,000 tweets and more than 34,000 Facebook likes hit the Internet.

And with Internet traffic expected to quadruple by 2014, these numbers aren’t slowing down any time soon.

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The History Of The Internet (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]

How long have you been using the internet?

If you’re a person of a certain age – that is, depressingly young – it’s highly likely you’ve never known a world without the web. While the origins of the internet can be traced back to 1969, it wasn’t until the 1990s and the launch of the first proper browser that the medium really started to take off, with Yahoo!, Google, e-commerce and the birth of social media each playing a hugely important role en route to the present day, when it’s almost impossible to imagine a life without these tools.

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Printing, Computers, Social Media And The History Of Sales Technology (1440-2013) [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that a recent study revealed that 44 percent of U.S. companies have acquired a customer through Twitter?

Sales professionals have been using technology to both open doors and close deals with consumers for a lot longer than you probably think. The invention of the printing press back in 1440 revolutionised the world, and the telephone (1870), computer (1960s), widespread adoption of email and the internet (1990s), Google (1996) and social media (2000s) have each played a massively important role in how brands market their products.

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