It’s crazy how much we take for granted all of the technology that surrounds us. I mean, it’s like it’s always been here, even though I can remember a time when I didn’t have a computer, or a cordless phone or even the ability to use a debit card. Now, these are the most important things to me.
While now these technologies are a part of our daily life, they weren’t always and it actually took a while for some things to gain traction. According to most tech blogs, the benchmark of success is when something (a technology, a software, a download) reaches 50 Million users. Then you know it’s made it. Lucky for us, LinkedIn has put together a little informational chart to show us how long things take to make it in the tech world.
Here’s how long it took for some of the things that we use on a daily basis, to be considered successful and ubiquitous.