Over the past 25 years, the way we live and work has been utterly transformed by the creation and evolution of the web. These days, we’re all so immersed within the internet, and obsessed with SEO, that’s it’s difficult to imagine what our world was like just a quarter of a century ago. This new infographic by the SEO experts at Keyword Eye, takes us back in time to see how it all began. Do you know how many websites were online in 1995? Or, what the first search engine was called (*hint* it’s not Google!)? Check out the infographic below to find out the answers:
In 1992, there were only 10 websites online, just 20 years later there were 697 million! Tweet this.
The first search engine was Archie (1990), shortly followed by Gopher (1991). Tweet this.
SEOMOZ (now known simply as Moz) was launched in 2004 by Rand Fishkin. Tweet this.
In 2010, the first Mozcon event was held. Tweet this.
Google Analytics launched in 2005 giving SEO pros a way to track and monitor their sites. Tweet this.