the history of social media – from skloog blog

great infograph

History of Social Media

I like that they include the postal service, telegraphs, pneumatic posts and telephones. all are ‘social media’. interesting that ‘postal service’ is shown as dating from BCE; couriers, messengers, riders, runners – delivering messages.

History of Social Media

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via Skloog blog


4 thoughts on “the history of social media – from skloog blog

  1. That’s pretty interesting. I’m just wondering why AOL or AIM isn’t in there…or do they not count as early social media (remembering the early days of IMs and chat rooms..)?

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