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That’s what Parker was getting at when he talked about the “spontaneity to the Internet” during the Airtime launch.In the ’90s, I constantly interacted with people known to me only by their screen names; today, I only interact that way in comments sections and on Twitter, and only occasionally. I’m nostalgic for AOL chat rooms, but would I use them if the company brought them back? But that doesn’t mean some entrepreneur out there isn’t working on something that captures the same spirit, albeit without the same hegemony AOL enjoyed.The chat product, called People Connection, had a variety of rooms for people interested in such topics as genealogy and strategy games.
So you started getting to the 9600 and 14,400 baud modems that made the speeds a little more comfortable.” Participation in chat rooms started to snowball; as more people used them, the variety of chat rooms increased, attracting even more people.
(MORE: AOL’s Thoroughly Modern AIM) Then in the 2000s, the rise of DSL and cable modems made paying AOL a monthly fee for Internet access seem increasingly unnecessary.
Friendster launched in 2002, Myspace in 2003 and Facebook in 2004.
Then, in 1996, America Online opened the floodgates by introducing a monthly flat rate instead of charging by the hour.
For .95 a month, users could now linger in chat rooms for as long as they wanted.Windows 3.1 was released, making personal computers both more affordable and easier to use.