Online Services That Didn’t Exist, When Game Of Thrones Began In April 2011

by Marie Rodriguez

After what felt like for all time, the finale of Game of Thrones is eventually right here. The epic fable tv collection is heading to a gripping climax in Westeros and beyond, for positive.

The first episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 debuted nowadays, airing in India the same time because of the US. Many of you probably woke up early to catch it or will watch it later.

But it would marvel you how a lot has modified because the famous show first aired on TV, all the one’s years in the past in 2011.


Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman published on Twitter earlier nowadays, citing all of the tech services that have boomed and grown considering that GoT’s first debut in April 2011.1. Snapchat
Snapchat, created by way of Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, only released in September of 2011 as Snapchat Inc, about five months after Game of Thrones premiered on HBO in April 2011.

2. Lyft
Ride-sharing app Lfyt got here around approximately a yr later in June 2012, simply after Game Of Thrones season.

3. Slack
Workplace collaboration app Slack was launched in August 2013, two months after GoT’s season 3 ended.

4. Siri
Though it seems like it’s been around for decades, Siri is really more youthful than Game of Thrones. The beta model of the virtual assistant launched with the iPhone 4S in October 2011.

Five. Twitch
The online game streaming platform turned into first spun off from a bigger streaming website online in June 2011, just as GoT Season 1 turned into concluding.

7. Tinder
By the time courting/hookup app Tinder came around in September 2012, the “Winter is Coming” meme had already gotten antique.

8. Fortnite
The popular struggle royale sport is one of the youngest on this listing, having debuted best years later in July 2017.

9. Medium
The online publishing platform, evolved through Evan Williams, released in August 2012, only some months when we saw the mother of dragons upward push from the ashes of her husband’s pyre.

10. Apple Watch
Apple’s first wearable device only debuted in April 2015, just in time for human beings to acquire notifications about GoT’s season five.

Eleven. Apple Maps
Apple first changed Google maps on iOS with its personal provider in September 2012. It’s arguably although whether or not the carrier has absolutely advanced in any respect considering that then.

12. Amazon Alexa
It changed into simplest in November 2014 that Amazon additionally was given into the virtual assistant sport like Google and Apple, launching Alexa as part of the Amazon Echo, only some months once we saw Tyrion placed a crossbow bolt into his father’s stomach.

Thirteen. FB Messenger
Even although Facebook become already around at the time to provide humans GoT spoilers, it wasn’t till after season 1 that the Messenger service released.

14. Apple Music
Apple’s committed song streaming service only released in June 2015. But within the almost 4 years due to the fact that it’s won fifty-six million subscribers around the world.

15. CandyCrush
Candy Crush wasn’t launched until 2012, and that too just for Facebook. It simplest later launched versions for iOS and Android, which become whilst its recognition skyrocketed.

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