Social media has come a long way even before the revolution of Facebook, Twitter or even MySpace.

For the past 30 years social media has changed how we communicate and converse on the web. Starting back with Usenet to AIM then Friendster, MySpace and beyond.

If you’re young enough you might not have been around when all of this was taking a revolution, but it was there. For many it will be a walk down memory lane at what you used to do on the web, for others this will be a learning event.

This infographic from OnlineSchools will bring you through 30-years of social media.

For the 30-year history of social media, what was your first online account?

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