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The Evolution of Social Networking [Infographic]

With 1 in every 6 seconds on the Internet spent on Facebook, it’s clear that social networking is here to stay. But how did we get here? We thought it’d be interesting to look back into the past to get a sense of how social networking has gotten to where it is today. Here’s an infographic that sums up the evolution of social networking over the past few years.

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The Evolution of Social Networking

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