Evolution of Virtual Communities

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Evolution of Virtual Communities. ARPA paper predicts emergence of VC. 1968. ARPA paper predicts emergence of virtual communities First cyber community made up of researchers at ARPANet. 1969. ARPANET. 1973. email. 1978. CBBS (the first BBS). 1979. Usenet. 1980. MUD. 1988. IRC. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Evolution of Virtual CommunitiesARPA paper predicts emergence of virtual communitiesFirst cyber community made up of researchers at ARPANet19691973CBBS (the first BBS)emailARPANET1988IRC1992WWWVirtual reality and VRML1998 - 991990MOO1995Groupware,3D immersive virtual world19961968ARPA paper predicts emergence of VCCommunityware1980MUD19781979Usenet

  • Evolution of Virtual CommunitiesAsynchronous, text-based communications : Email, BBS, UsenetCBBS (Computerized Bulletin Board System)electronic message-posting and file sharing network the primary kind of online community through the 1980s and early 1990s Usenetcollection of user-submitted notes or messages on various subjects Form communities by subjects.Request netiquette. FAQs are provided.19691973CBBS (the first BBS)emailARPANET1988IRC1992WWWVirtual reality and VRML1998 - 991990MOO1995Groupware,3D immersive virtual world19961968ARPA paper predicts emergence of VCCommunityware1980MUD19781979Usenet

  • Evolution of Virtual CommunitiesSynchronous, text-based communications (real time) : MUD, IRC, MOOMUD / MOOongoing adventure games, educational or socialComputerized Avatarsome new MUDs use virtual reality settings IRC (Internet Relay Chat)19691973CBBS (the first BBS)emailARPANET1988IRC1992WWWVirtual reality and VRML1998 - 991990MOO1995Groupware,3D immersive virtual world19961968ARPA paper predicts emergence of VCCommunityware1980MUD19781979Usenet

  • Evolution of Virtual CommunitiesWWW utilize most CMC technologies

    19691973CBBS (the first BBS)emailARPANET1988IRC1992WWWVirtual reality and VRML1998 - 991990MOO1995Groupware, 3D immersive virtual world19961968ARPA paper predicts emergence of VCCommunityware1980MUD19781979Usenet

    CBBS was the first civilian experiment in creating virtual community