Social media wing

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INSTAGRAM

KEVIN SYSTROM, MICHEL “MIKE” KRIEGER, 2010 Simply put, Instagram is a free photo app and a social network. It was…

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Twitter

Jack Dorsey, 2006 Jack Dorsey created social-networking/microblogging service Twitter. Entry-character limit is 140, which makes this a characteristic #tweet.

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Bebo

Michael Birch, Xochi Birch, 2005 Thanks to the Internet we know how to build a four-mast vessel from scratch, and…

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Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, Sean Parker, 2004 Facebook is a social network that was…

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Myspace

Tom Anderson, Intermix Media, 2003 Until 2001 the domain myspace.com was actually a place to upload and download large files….

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Friendster

Jonathan Abrams, 2002 Founded in 2002 by Jonathan Abrams in Mountain View, California. *Ahem, it’s always in California, isn’t it?…

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ICQ

Yair Goldfinger, Arik Vardi, Sefi Vigiser, Amnon Amir, 1996 ICQ was the first free Internet-wide instant messaging service. Yair Goldfinger,…

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GeoCities

David Bohnett, John Rezner, 1995 GeoCities was once a very popular Web-hosting service that was established in 1995. Founded by…

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MSN

Microsoft, 1995 Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger) originated back in the days that anything Microsoft touched turned to gold….

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IRC

Jarkko Oikarinen, 1988 In August 1988 21-year-old Jarkko Oikarinen used his tech talents to create a chat program called IRC,…