Top Ten Webby Awards Internet Events

Published on November 19, 2009

Top Ten Webby Awards Internet Events

    imageAt the 13th annual Webby Awards , the milestones in the history of the development of the Internet over the past 10 years have been named.

    According to the executive director of the Webby Awards: "The Internet has been a catalyst for change, not only in every aspect of our daily lives, but in everything else: from trade and communications to politics and pop culture." The 14th Webby Awards are scheduled for April 2010.

    Events:
    1. Expanding the reach of the Craigslist classifieds site beyond San Francisco (2000)
    2. Launching the Google AdWords Advertising System (2000)
    3. Launch of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia (2001)
    4. Closing file sharing Napster (2001)
    5. Initial Public Offering of Google (2004)
    6. The online video revolution led by YouTube (2006)
    7. Facebook going beyond the student community and launching Twitter (2006)
    8. Apple iPhone Smartphone Release (2007)
    9. Use of the Internet in the US Presidential Campaign (2008)
    10. Use of the social network Twitter during the protests in the elections in Iran (2009)

    And that is a little sad. Not a single Russian breakthrough in 10 years. Despite the fact that as it is written at the office. site "the main prize of the world Internet awaits Russian projects !" ...

    AFP