Twitter has been used from space. “Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station — the 1st live tweet from Space! 🙂 More soon, send your ?s” was the first tweet sent by astronaut TJ Creamer (@Astro_TJ) on January 22, 2010.
IMDb.com started on Usenet as the "rec.arts.movies movie database" which consisted of four lists - Actors, Actresses, Directors and Dead Actors/Actresses - and unix shell scripts for searching those lists. [more...]