Throwback Thursday: Social Media

AOL, MySpace and a look at the evolution of social media.
3:00 | 04/03/14

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-- Okay. -- -- -- -- Oh boy last in the past there that sound you heard back in the nineties we wanted to get on line this -- Thursday we're talking taking a look back. At the evolution of social media and -- an epic evolution it has been from the beginning of -- AOL's instant messenger to today's FaceBook and insert grand social media has changed at lightning speed. More quickly than it took it to dial up bail out from 2005 to 2008 MySpace says the most visited social media site in the entire world. Your first friendly guy named Tom and from there you can set up a profile theme song which visitors -- -- when they checked out your page bought MySpace was quickly overtaken by FaceBook and social networking was never the same. Now we thought it would be fun to look at all of the annoying incarnations that the FaceBook wall has had first. Personally the people started to -- face but this is what it looked like pretty simple here it showed all of your information in a mini feed. Now years later -- evolved into place to post photos of your dinner -- the person you reading with -- -- where you -- reading and in today's FaceBook for all they can check in as a place were having dinner or even choose who you want to see your post. All those options can be a little overwhelming time consuming and 140 characters sound about right for some random thoughts and turn to -- terror. Sweater was born in 2006 but -- 2012 had about 500 million registered users. Last year users sent an average of 400 and fill in tweets every single dad -- -- and I of course are two windows users and recently pretty cool service that allow you rediscover your first. Tweets my first Twain I got right to the point. Apparently -- first rate was brilliant start back in September 9 2010. Heading and grown since then I also believe that was probably the. Every day we had a mistake been reluctant. I got right to the point just this past march a little late to the party but here I am much said that he last night delivered. I am officially Twitter -- -- and I had an effect would review really far if tight behind us and Hamas Twitter account which is run by his campaign has more than 42 million -- -- -- sweet way back in 2007. When he was running for president. Thinking where only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq talked about history. -- -- just because we thought this was -- look at this Barbara Walters first week. In April of 2009 -- -- out this is my birthday on Twitter all I that it hasn't been excited. Yeah getting ready to do then you must get my hair done obviously she -- excited there that does that but kudos to -- for being. -- getting on the in on the ground floor of the social media revolution indeed need to investors -- tickets. Some other social media reports the first YouTube video here is checking out some guy and is -- eighteen seconds haven't uploaded in 2005 just had to do. Voters the soon folks realize that FaceBook and where we're the only places to share deep feelings and blue Y just tight when you could show the world how do you feel about pressing world -- Like it. When is it professional to publicly bash someone who's going to -- all right -- -- -- And many years as soon as persons are now 47 million people watching that happen just wanted to. -- -- viral video what's cuter than cute kids watching kids cry or even -- maybe. -- -- -- -- brother got more than 687. Million who. We can only hope to get that many viewers Sunday Diana.

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