Youth Most Influential In the Internet WorldMay 20th, 2011 | By wownesia | Category: Technology
Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Finding Google in 1998 when they were 24 years old. Starting in the garage which is their first “office”, two men inspired thousands of young people to make money online. Larry and Sergey then create a company worth multi-billion dollar that rocked the the Internet.
Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard University student who found Facebook as a social networking platform for young people in college when he was 19 years old. Facebook is now the largest social networking website second after MySpace. Facebook continues to grow day after day, with millions of new users continue to register each month.
Steve Chen and Chad Hurley
The creators of the website ”online video sharing”, YouTube. They founded YouTube in 2005 when Chad was 28 years and Steve’s 27 years. YouTube later acquired by Google with a value of $ 1.65 billion.
Jerry Yang and David Filo
In 1995 two men were found Yahoo, search engine that represents closest rival of Google . Jerry was 26 years old and David Filo 28 years when they created Yahoo!
Matt Mullenweg was 19 years old when he created the blogging platform that is now used every where. He founded the WordPress blogging platform in 2005, and since then the blogosphere began to evolve. People began moving from Movable Type to WordPress and other platforms, because this new platform is easy to use and always updated and continues to increase.
Creating the world’s first social network with more than 100 million users, Tom Anderson founded MySpace in 2004 when he was only 23 years. He may not be as rich as Mark Zuckerberg, but he noted as the founder of the social network that is used most widely on the Internet.
Joe Hewitt and Blake Ross
In 2003, Blake Ross founded the Mozilla when he was 19 years old. Since then, Mozilla is growing very rapidly, tempting the Internet users to use their own Mozilla Firefox browser, which proved to be more easily operated than most other web browserapplications.
In 1995 when he was only 28 years, Pierre Omidyar founded eBay, the online auctionworld. Since then, many people appreciate his findings, which prompted eBay to the world platform.