Who invented ‘spam email’? Monty Python, unwittingly.

Who invented ‘spam email’? Monty Python, unwittingly.

Some thirty-something years after Spam was introduced to the world as a potential food, Monty Python turned it into an unwitting hit song. Some years passed after that and early internet adopters started to drop that glorious song to try and… spam nascent chat rooms. This video is part of an ongoing Mashable Explains (Animated) series, delving into the weird history of everything from the first EV to… sardines.

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Alisa Stern

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