Looking back to history of social media, the technology has actually started long before Friendster or Facebook commenced. In 1970’s, BBS (Bulletin Board System) was the first social media ever launched to public. They focused on sharing files, games, and post messages over telephone lines via modem. It was the early age of Internet when people barely use internet, and as time goes by, development was made. It was the time for Friendster and linked in launched to public on early 2000. These two social media introduced the idea of filtering community or people who has the same bond. Therefore, while Friendster taking more into casual life and almost known as dating site, Linked in took the more formal approach for business people to stay connected. As more and more invention made for technologies, started on 2010, mobile-based platform has become popular in public. Instagram, Snapchat, Foursquare, and Tinder are some of the examples.
BBS, the first social media ever made
Facebook, the most popular social media nowadays