One of the things I enjoy the most about the Internet – and writing about it – is that I never know what is coming next. Just when I think the Internet could not possibly get any better, something else mind-blowing comes along and proves me wrong. When you compare the Internet’s progress over the last ten years, you will realise how many utterly cool things have been invented, and which have made their way into an indispensable part of our lives.
Our infographic today, from www.bestedsites.com, illustrates that perfectly. It shows you what was around online in 2002, compared to today in 2012. It makes you realise the huge extent of innovation, design, and genius which the Internet has coaxed out of people. You only have to look at today’s smartphones to realise that. 10 years ago, I was still trying to master text messaging. Now I am video chatting over Skype, and playing Angry Birds on the bus.
Let us know in the comments what you think of the infographic. Plus, ponder upon and comment on this – what would you say is the Internet’s biggest achievement over the past decade? Is there a particular website which has changed the world? Or perhaps you think that the world’s media has been permanently transformed? Or maybe you think the Internet’s biggest achievement is something we should not be proud of? Whatever you think it is, tell us in the comments.
Infographic Source: www.bestedsites.com
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