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The History of Social Media from the Very Beginning

The History of Social Media from the Very Beginning

It’s hard to imagine a time before social media and it’s even harder to imagine social media before Facebook.

With all the recent scandals, it is easy to tag social media as the evil monster, but let’s not forget all the amazing things it has given us – Hello! Cat memes! And on a serious note, the ability to connect with people and businesses all over the globe.

This infographic from PostBeyond shows the history of social media and its progression over the last twenty years – yes it’s been twenty years! Some platforms have stood the test of time, others not. I feel we also need to mention Bebo – for that was where I personally got my first taste of social media. And although many of us cringe at the thought of what was posted on there. It was the start of a wonderful journey of oversharing.

The History of Social Media

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