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Twitter Trend: Live-tweeting Historical Events - SocialTimes

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A relatively new trend on Twitter is to live tweet historical events as if they were happening in real-time. Have you followed any of these events?

Well, the latest live-tweet event, as reported by The Daily Dot, is President John F.
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An interesting way of leveraging Twitter to bring historical events to the forefront...

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What a tweet line: history is no longer in a book or a documentary. It now comes on Twitter. Thank you Cendrine

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The Evolution of the Internet: 1996 vs. 2011 (Infographic)

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I do not know about you, but I love history! I especially enjoy to see how technology has evolved over the decades.

 

Do you remember what websites looked like in 1996? Here is a neat infographic from Online University that will probably bring back memories. I know that it does, in my case.

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Go Back In Time: How 10 Big Websites Looked 15 Years Ago

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The year was 1997. Apple was a struggling computer company, AOL was a booming Internet service provider, Microsoft was on the verge of releasing Windows 98, and the Web was a very different place.
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What the Web Looked Like Before Google

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Today marks the 15th anniversary of Google: What would the Internet look like if there were no Google today? 
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Do you know that Google Search recently turned 15?

 

In 1998, the Internet was very different from today. Its big stars were Yahoo, AOL, Internet Explorer, Hotmail, and GeoCities.

 

I still remember the sound the modem made when I logged onto the Internet. Yes, there was no wireless Internet then. Actually,  most of us had never heard of unlimited access. My mom paid about $30 every month for 24 hours. If you went over the limit, each additional hour was three or four dollars!

 

Those born after the 1980s will probably have no recollection of what the online world looked like at the time. Luckily for us, Rebecca Greenfield has done some research and shares some cool screenshots and information in her article.

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Blogging - A History: Infographic

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Blogging - A History is an infographic designed by a friend at KarimDesigns.com for an introductory class on Blogging that I recently taught .

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