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Twitter: Complete Guide — History, Products, Founding, and More

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The History of Twitter: What to Know What started as a simple side project for a podcasting platform became a social network superstar. Twitter had humble beginnings as a status update feature of Odeo, but quickly became a standalone service that offers social networking, online news, and microblog services. The origin of Twitter starts with […]

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Wikipedia: Complete Guide — History, Products, Founding, And More

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The History of Wikipedia: What to Know Wikipedia is a free digital encyclopedia that allows everyone and anyone to freely share knowledge. Wikipedia was coined from the Hawaiian word, “Wiki,” meaning “Quick,” and Encyclopedia. Therefore, it is safe to regard Wikipedia as the “Quick Encyclopedia.” Initially, Wikipedia ran on UseModWiki, written in Perl. The server has […]

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Google: Complete Guide – History, Products, Founding, and More

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The Founding of Google: How It Happened In 1995, searching for a dissertation theme, Larry Page considered exploring the mathematical properties of the World Wide Web, understanding its link structure as a huge graph. His supervisor, Terry Winograd encouraged him to pick this idea, which Page later recalled as the best advice he ever got. […]

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The History of Yahoo

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History of Computers and Computing, Internet, Internet conquers the world, Yahoo The Internet of Things of Kevin Ashton In 1997, the newly appointed P&G cosmetics brand manager with a bachelor’s degree in Scandinavian studies Kevin Ashton (born 1968) noticed that every time he checked the shelves of various British retailers for Oil of Olay Hazelnut […]

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Facebook: Complete Guide — History, Products, Founding, and More

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The History of Facebook: What to Know Launched initially as FaceMash in October 2003, Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, and Andrew McCollum. This social networking platform supports messaging, media upload, voice, and video calls, etc. FaceMash was changed to TheFacebook in 2004. When first launched, only Harvard University […]

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Amazon: Complete Guide — History, Products, Founding, and More

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The History of Amazon: What to know Amazon is an enormous, internet-based company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The technology giant is among the Big Five companies in the United States, alongside Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Meta (Facebook). Even though Amazon initially started as an online marketplace for books, the company has grown to be the […]

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BitTorrent: Complete Guide — History, Products, Founding, and More

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The History of BitTorrent: What To Know BitTorrent was a protocol created by Bram Cohen in 2001 to share large computer files over the internet. Cohen was frustrated by the long wait times to download large files on the existing peer-to-peer services which led to the invention of BitTorrent. Files shared with this protocol were […]

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