Life Before Social Media – Jonathan Mertz – Just Talking About Whatever

Just over 25 years ago, one of the first forms of social media started with instant messaging and chat rooms. ICQ was the web base app everyone went to, to meet new people and to find the latest gossip and trends. But just a small portion of people even knew about this technology, as it was still in the early stages of the internet. During this time many people didn’t have access to the internet and it wouldn’t explode until the 2000s. So what did we do before that and social media?  Well, come on this journey with me and I will explain to you the adventures of the world offline.