A very interesting infographic that details the history of social media and its evolution. Again the site is French I’m just including the link so as to provide the source. What was the first social media you participated in? What was your impression when you first joined? If you consider RPG message boards social media those were my first interactions but the first social media according to societies standard was MySpace. I tired of it quickly and Facebook is just as overtaxing to me now.

When you think about it, the Web itself was created for social networking purposes, so social media has been around since the beginning and will most likely stay that way. Some more interesting facts about the evolution of social media after the jump!

History of Social Media

(Source: Infographie : l’histoire des médias sociaux, de 1978 à aujourd’hui | MinuteBuzz. )

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