Feb. 08, 2005 – 3:00pm
Netdisaster.com is launched with only 5 disaster options (Meteors, Nukes, Dinosaur, Flood, Mars Attacks). During 1 month, a few hundreds of disasters are generated by users daily.
Mar. 08, 2005
The site's audience starts to increase, without the help of any SEO strategy.
Mar. 28, 2005
Less than 2 months later, 1 million user-generated disasters counted.
Apr. 22, 2005
5 million disasters counted.
May 27, 2005
Netdisaster-Yourself! feature added.
Jul. 15, 2005
10 million disasters.
Jul. 22, 2005
New design for the site.
I notice that eBay (France) advertises on Google for the keyword "Netdisaster".
Jan. 26, 2006
Netdisaster wins a Best Innovative Website award from Yahoo! as a Find of the Year 2005.
Dec. 15, 2006
50 million disasters.
Mar. 11, 2007
May 18, 2007
Browser Toolbar for Internet Explorer released.
Oct. 10, 2007
New Led Zeppelin disaster, as part of a viral marketing campaign designed by Rubber Republic (UK).
Aug. 06, 2008
100 million disasters.
Sep. 04, 2008
RSA, acting as a phishing agency on behalf of Yahoo!, gets Netdisaster.com shut down. They complain that Netdisaster is phishing at their users.
Oct. 17, 2008
Thanks to Ronaldo Cardonetti, Yahoo! / RSA confess their mistake and apologize for the incident. Netdisaster comes back online, with some technical changes. As a result, users have no longer the ability to share their disasters.
Apr. 18, 2009
eBay's phishing agency complains and gets my hosting provider to shut down Netdisaster.com once again.
SEP. 18, 2009
First release of the Desktop Application.
Also see the Version History of the Desktop Application.