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The History of the Social Giant Twitter

  • November 22nd, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Note: see our other articles from social media history series: Before Social Media – The History of Social Media Series, The Rise of Media Sharing – History of Social Media, The Advancement of Social Media, The History of Facebook, and the History of the Internet Twitter has grown into one of the most popular and busy social media sites on… Read more

Who Invented YouTube?

  • October 18th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
YouTube was created in February of 2005 as a video sharing website. Today YouTube has millions of members and millions of uploaded videos each day. It was invented by three former Paypal employees and since sold to Google Inc. for $1.65 billion.

Steve Chen

Steve Chen was born in Taiwan in 1978 and eventually immigrated to the U.S when he… Read more

How The Internet Began

  • June 6th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Note from the editor: We have had three articles on the history of social media and we thought this guest would make an awesome follow-up. Here’s what we have covered before: Before Social Media: Precursors The Advancement of Social Media – The History of Social Media Series The Rise of Media Sharing – History of Social Media The History of Read more

Social Media Since Early Days: Baby Boomers have Used Social Media for 30 Years

  • December 13th, 2010 by Roberta Budvietas
Computers have been around for a very long time. One could start with the abacus, which dates back to around 500 BC, or even further back, with the Sumerians and their recording of planetary data, and calculations of where planets (and the sun) would be on a particular date. Or jump forward to “Napier’s Bones” and slide rules, based on… Read more