I was doing some research the other day and decided to see if I could find the definitive moments in social media. I was able to find numerous yearly top 10 reviews but didn’t have much success finding a list from the early 2000’s to today. So even though I didn’t find “the” top moments, I did find some moments that I think would at least be on the list for consideration.
- iPhone is Launched
Prior to the iPhone launch cell phones could access the internet ..the iPhone just did it phenomenally better. From the touch screen, to the emergence of apps, to actually being able to read a website on a smart phone, the iPhone took mobile by the hair and dragged it from cool to useful.
It didn’t take me long to pass my Blackberry on to my wife so that I could sport an iPhone.
- Iran Election Protests
There have been revolutions and protests in closed nations before. Twitter though gave a face to the Iranian elections protests, allowing previous restricted content, photos, and stories to make it past the media monitors and filter to the masses.
Lack of a free press is no longer a hindrance to the truth being told or shown. [Read more…]