Feb. 08, 2005 – 3:00pm 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.

Aug.-SEP. 2005

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

Design V3.

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 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 once again.

SEP. 18, 2009

First release of the Desktop Application.

Also see the Version History of the Desktop Application.


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