Despite all the fuss, there is actually nothing new about social media. From the very beginning, the Internet was made to be a collaborative platform where people would connect, communicate and exchange information. Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and all other social media platforms simply brought a new sexy approach.
The Internet has always been social, and it always will be. Still not convinced?
This infographic by copyblogger retraces the history of social media and shows the true social nature of the Internet throughout its history:
- Return on 5 Years of Fast Evolution in Social Media
- The History of #Hashtags
- These Tweets That Made History