In the late 1960s, the Internet emerged with the aim of linking data to other computers. But the Internet known today, only began in the early 1990s, through the Word Wide Web was formerly only for the exclusive use of the defense industry, used in searches of spy technology. From there it was the only access to those who had deep understanding of computers, has to be reached by others who had no such knowledge. So, that was before the Internet fanatics associated with computers and researchers, was popularized among many kinds of people as part of households and in use by the whole family.
Since 1990, the Internet, which was previously restricted to more Americans exploded in other countries, entering into society in the same way that electricity in the past. Through the computer, it was possible to further increase the use of writing, it was off to the advancement of audiovisual media, especially television.
This began popularizing the digital revolution, which completely changed the society. The number of people surfing the Internet grows with each passing day. A new world full of advantages and facilities was discovered. Information, interactivity, personal relationships, negotiations, news, shopping and other necessities of day-to-day won a large web space.
In 1998 it created the Google main search site today and one of the largest Internet companies. Google helped sort the web pages and facilitated the research service for information.
And in 2004, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook creates a strong social network that spreads throughout the world as a new mode of social interaction between people over the Internet.
After the 1980 humanity is going from the Industrial Age to the Information Age also known as Digital Era.