How the Internet has Changed in the Last 10 Years [Infographic]

Pamorama

In 2002, the Internet boasted 569 million users, which translated to 9.1% [.]. It’s time to appreciate how far we’ve come in the last ten years. Here’s an interesting infographic that has been making the rounds across social media for the last two weeks. It visualizes the spectacular rise of the Internet in just 10 years. Brand Branding Infographics Marketing Social Media

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Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

It started in 2002. I arrived here in 2002, as the debris from the dot com crash was still being cleared away. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr. Do I want to treat Flickr as a serious base for showcasing my photographic works?

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What does a latte have to do with a blue key?

Janet Fouts

5 million Afghani refugees returned home since 2002 with UNHCR assistance. For the price of a grande extra-foam half-caf non-fat hazelnut latte you could change lives. Really. Five bucks can help the UNHCR support refugees around the world. You think they get lattes in a refugee camp?

NFL Teams on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Weeks 13-15

SocialTimes Facebook

The Oakland Raiders posted the most growth on Facebook, likely helped by the team clinching its first playoff berth since 2002. The Dallas Cowboys continued their National Football League season-long dominance on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Google News Refreshed

Justin Levy

Google News has been my go-to source for news and has served as my homepage since it was released in 2002.

Success On Whose Terms?

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Geoff Livingston wrote this post for me , but I’ve been holding onto this title so long I’m not willing to let it go.

Making It Plain… And Leaving It That Way

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Ever heard the term “embarrassment of riches?&#.

Professional Bragging Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Let me tell you a story I’ve never told anyone else.

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20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For example, ["best books 2002.2007] will return lists of best books for each of the years from 2002 to 2007 (note the two periods between the two numbers). Subscribe via RSS. Subscribe via Email. Welcome to Dumb Little Man.

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Facebook Will Decline Like AOL

Geoff Livingston

We watched AOL fall from its ISP and online community peak in 2002 to what has become a struggling content holding company with a diverse brands like the Huffington Post, TechCrunch and more. Image by caribb.

The Serious Goings-On Behind The Social Networking Scene

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. I just got an email from a very smart professional whom I happen to like a lot.

How to Be a Lucky Entrepreneur: Are You Developing These 7 Habits?

ProBlogger

It was November 2002, and I received an email from a friend that changed my life in ways I could never have imagined. Image credit: Inbound. I was in the right place at the right time.

Change Before Mediocrity Grows on You

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Changing won’t be easy.

The Strangest Argument I’ve Ever Had On Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. It all began when Michelle Quillin re-tweeted a recent post of mine.

Learning to Say…

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. There’s a lot of advice for small business owners to learn to say no.

#Selfie Is The Word Of The Year

Firebelly

Oxford found that “selfie” was first used in 2002 on an Australian online forum but gained popularity in 2012 after becoming an integral part of social media platforms like Instagram.

5 Ways To Write Like An Expert Without Writing A Book

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Publicity experts swear by becoming an author of something.

Raising Cain: Why Herman Cain Is a PR Case Study

Waxing UnLyrical

As a student of American University from 2002 to 2006, I found politics a bit too vicious for my liking. Guest post by Daniel J. Cohen. Politics was my first love, but she broke my heart.

How to Get Your MyLife Refund

Idaconcpts

To recap MyLife.com (formerly Reunion.com) is a social network service founded in 2002, which claims to help members find and keep in touch with friends, relatives and lost loves. Back in September 2012, I wrote a review of Mylife.com.

What Information Is Not

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. There was a radio station we used to listen to pretty often during my morning commute.

Why Customers Are Generalizing Your Business

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. I t’s not a good idea to search for a doctor online. I told my mother that when she asked me to. She agreed.

The Danger Of Doing Business Vicariously

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. I had a colleague who was very “size” conscious.

7 Mobile Marketing Stats That Will Blow Your Mind

Convince & Convert

This same stat was less than 10% in 2002. Mobile marketing is the future. Any marketer, or marketing firm worth their weight in invoices knows that the key to future success is adapting to and optimizing for the mobile market.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tamara Littleton

Social Media Citizens

T: I’ve been working in communities since 2002 when I formed eModeration , and I’ve been lucky enough to witness how forums, chat and social networks have gone mainstream, creating new revenue channels and clients.

10 Things I Wish I Had Known About Blogging When I First Began

ProBlogger

I’ve learned some pretty huge lessons along the way, and back when I started in 2002 there were quite a few things I wish I’d known! I’ve learned some pretty huge lessons along the way, and back when I started in 2002 there were quite a few things I wish I’d known!

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The Social Media Vibe Theory

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. The word vibe, first recorded in 1967, is short for vibration, according to the terse Merriam-Webster entry.

Social Media and Electronic Discovery: A New Nightmare

SocialFish

Following the Enron scandal, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 established new penalties (fines and imprisonment) when an organization alters, destroys, mutilates or conceals documents that is or may be subject to a federal investigation.

Say No to FOMO with MyLife.com

Idaconcpts

MyLife.com has accumulated its large database because the company has been around since 2002 (formerly known as Reunion.com) and has acquired large alumni and people database startups such as highschoolalumni.com, PlanetAlumni.com, and Wink.com.

History Repeats – Facebook is the new AOL

Convince & Convert

In 2002, AOL had 25 million subscribers. In 2002, AOL’s market cap was $150 billion, enough to swallow Time-Warner. My piece of a panel discussion on trends at SocialSlam in Knoxville, Tennessee a great event put together by my friend Mark W. Schaefer.

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Unlock Your Creative Genius

Twist Image

I have been following Pressfield since he first published the book, The War of Art back in back in 2002. How many times has someone promised you the ability to help you unlock your creative genius? I get it all of the time. I fall for it, more often that I would care to admit. But, the one person who truly does know how to help us all unlock that creative genius is Steven Pressfield.

A Community of Practice Is More Than a Website

Social Media Strategery

For more about Communities of Practice, check out Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge , Harvard Business School Press, 2002 by Etienne Wenger, Richard McDermott, and William M. A community of practice (CoP) is, according to cognitive anthropologists Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger , a group of people who share an interest, a craft, and/or a profession.

Why “You Stink” Headlines Always Get The Click

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. “Why you stink.”

What To Do When The Box Flips Inside Out

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Dumbphone users used to be cool (yes, they did!). Working at home used to be an oxymoron.

What Is Your Transparency Architecture?

SocialFish

In 2002 it was 11 percent… “The branches went from being outposts to being actively engaged in the company.&#. Transparency is one of those terms thrown around in the social media world that is much easier said than done.

The Effect of Gamification on Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

It really is a made-up word, in fact — somewhere around 2002 a guy named Nick Pelling came up with the term to describe what his job involved. Gamification sounds like a made-up word, doesn’t it? The idea isn’t a new one, because parents and teachers have been turning chores and learning into games for centuries, but the word is new. Oxford Dictionaries have this definition of gamification : The application of typical elements of game playing (e.g.,

Do You Have a Stake In The Personal Data Market?

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. I read an article in AdAge a couple of weeks ago that described the way the customer data market is set to change , due to new “personal data vault and brokerage” companies like Personal.com.

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The Startup Of You With Ben Casnocha

Twist Image

Reid Hoffman co-founded LinkedIn - the very popular online social network for business professionals - in December 2002. Episode #310 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. With close to 140 million members in over 20 countries, LinkedIn's IPO in May of last year made Hoffman a billionaire. Currently, he serves as Executive Chairman of LinkedIn and is a partner at Greylock Partners - a very popular venture capital firm.

Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media

SocialFish

Since 2002, the Komen has grown from $92.6 This is a guest post by Kami Watson Huyse, CEO of Zoetica Media and editor of the Communications Overtones blog.

Lawyers, Can We Please Talk About Auto Direct and Private Messages?

Myrland Marketing

I started my career in sales, and I’ve been on my own since January of 2002, helping lawyers figure out how to develop relationships and sell themselves, both offline and online.

Writing What They Don’t Want To Read: Bad News In Print

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002.

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