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The Internet 2002-2012: What a difference a decade makes

A decade — 10 years. Doesn’t sound like much, right?
But a decade ago, the big social networking story was Friendster with a whopping 3 million users. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer had 95 percent market share. And less than 600 million people were online globally … fewer than Facebook users alone in 2012.

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How Android and iOS became smartphone superpowers (infographic)

Today, half of U.S. mobile consumers own smartphones. But five years ago, before Apple and Google turned the smartphone world upside down and before “Angry Birds” were associated with feathery fowl dispensing poop from above, the world was a very different place.