The Evolution of Communication

The Timeline of Communication

The earliest form of writing (non-verbal communication) is pictograms, pictograms have been discovered in Egypt and Mesopotamia from before 3000 BC

Petroglyphs came after pictograms, petroglyphs are rock carvings

After Petroglyphs came cave drawings, which are paintings on cave walls used to tell stories of hunts, battles, and culture

Speech came next, The ability to express feelings or thoughts by using articulate sounds

The New Era of Communication

The Internet

In 1973, a global computer network emerged, providing a variety of information and communication facilities. The creation called the internet changed communication forever, with countless different ways to communicate with almost anyone through out the entire world, without having to speak a single word.


Ancient Painting Stock Photo. Digital image. Rawich, 11 Jan. 2011. Web. 24 Apr. 2015.

Bayon Face Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia Stock Photo. Digital image. 2nix, 26 Mar. 2014. Web. 24 Apr. 2015.

Calling Stock Photo. Digital image. Mrsiraphol, 8 Aug. 2013. Web. 24 Apr. 2015.