Can you believe it’s been almost 20 years since Facebook was founded? Perhaps many of you feel like it was just yesterday when “friend” was a noun.

The same goes for YouTube, which made video accessibility and shareability online as simple as can be. And Twitter, for that matter — sponsored tweets have only been around since 2010!

It’s interesting to look back at these iconic moments in the last 20+ years of social media. In this post, we’ll go over a complete timeline of social media history and what each network’s usage stats look like now.

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