6 months ago
A Twitter user who goes under the nickname @cvrlne recently wondered about how people used the internet before social media got big. The Typical Student team previously shared tips on how to fight smartphone addiction, also known as nomophobia. Check out what people did online when Instagram and Facebook weren't as popular as they are now.
#1 Blogging before the blogging era:
#2 MSN messengers and mini games were cool back then:
#3 Fan fiction, anyone?
#4 Someone was into creativity and all:
#5 IRC, Friendster, MySpace were the precursors of social media as we know it now:
#6 Forum-based RPGs:
#7 Someone even remembers spending time on Usenet, the predecessor of THE Internet:
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