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    19 Of The First Things To Ever Happen On The Internet

    The internet wasn't invented in a day, people!

    1. The first time anyone sent a tweet.

    2. The first video to be uploaded to YouTube.

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    "Me at the zoo" was uploaded to YouTube on April 23, 2005, by the site's co-founder Jawed Karim. Today, YouTube has over 1 billion users and has fundamentally altered the way we consume media.

    3. The first photo to be uploaded to the World Wide Web.

    4. The first picture ever posted on Instagram.

    5. The first webpage on the internet.

    6. The first ".com" domain to be registered.

    7. The first item ever sold on eBay.

    8. The first product ever sold on Amazon.

    9. The first webcam to actually stream live.

    10. The first documented use of emoticons.

    11. The earliest surviving Wikipedia edit.

    12. The first online multiplayer game.

    13. The first ad banner to spam a webpage.

    14. The first internet search engine.

    15. The first LiveJournal entry on the internet.

    16. The first Facebook profile page.

    17. The first email to ever be sent.

    18. The first unsolicited commercial email (aka SPAM).

    19. And finally, the first article ever published on BuzzFeed!