The Seeds of Social Networking
By Jessica Padykula
If you thought social networking started with Marc Zuckerberg, think again. BBC News technology correspondent Rory Cellen-Jones dug a little deeper into the phenomenon and found that the seeds of social networking go back to the 1970s. The roots of sites like Facebook and Twitter can be traced back to early computer programs that allowed people from all over the world to connect and interact online. Hippies and hackers came together in what Cellen-Jones deftly describes as a marriage between counterculture and cyberculture.
Read the full article by Rory Cellen-Jones at BBC News.
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