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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style The Internet and New Media Quick Facts ► Projected number of Internet users in 2006: 1,022,863,307 ► Number of Americans with broadband Web access: 84,000,000 (2006) ► Number of iPods sold since being introduced in October 2001: 60,000,000 (2006) ► Fastest-growing Web site in 2005: MySpace.com ► Percent of Americans who cite the Internet as their main source for news: 24 (2006) The Internet is different from ► ISPs, routers, Java, and domain names are words that reinforce this notion ► Early development of the Internet was among scientists, computer hobbyists, and businesspeople The Internet is different from ► Today, media presence on the World Wide Web is important and growing ► Streaming media and net broadcasting are examples of media on the Web Internet Evolution ► Internet began as ARPANET in the late 1960s, run by Dept. of Defense ► Development of TCP/IP Protocols in mid 1970s, incorporated into ARPANET in 1983 ► NSF supports TCP/IP in CSNET in early 1980s ► ARPANET and CSNET merge in 1980s Prodigy and America Online - ► ISP - Internet Service Provider ► Prodigy differed from earlier services § Provided monthly services for a flat fee § Used a graphical interface § Contained advertising embedded in the screens Prodigy and America Online - ► America Online provided new services § Chat rooms and discussion forums helped AOL distinguish itself Early ISPs ► Changes in technology during the 1980s § Modems increased in speed § Telephone access costs decreased § Newer computers like Apple’s Macintosh introduced ease of use § Color displays replaced black-and-white displays ISPs Grow, Business Plans Fail...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course RTV 3007 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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