The evolution of sharing information

In today’s world, we share so much information so rapidly on a daily basis that it’s easy to forget how tedious — or even dangerous — file sharing was in centuries past. Even 20 years ago, if you had to share a confidential file or sensitive information, you probably used a courier service or carried the documents yourself from one location to another to ensure security.

We’ve certainly come a long way over the years, and to visualize that journey, we’ve put together a brief, unofficial history of how humans have shared information throughout the ages.

Check out the infographic below.


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