Remember the days when the word Google was not interchangeable with internet? Or when every site seemed to have a Netscape icon on it? Or when Flash was still something you cleaned your floor with? Then you were clearly using the web in the mid to late 1990s when pages were rudimentary affairs containing lists of links and information.
Thanks to the waybackmachine internet archive, we’re still able to see some of the Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 pioneers looked in their earliest incarnations.
Google.com – launched in 1996
Facebook.com – launched in 2004
Myspace.com – launched in 2003
Yahoo.com – launched in 1994
Youtube.com – launched in 2005
Wikipedia.org – launched in 2001
MSN.com – launched in 1995
Apple.com – launched in 1987 (screenshot from 1996)
Amazon.com – launched in 1995
Twitter.com – launched in 2006
Dell.com – launched in 1996
Blogger.com – launched in 1999