The Internet: Then and Now

Since it was the 25th anniversary of the web just a couple of days ago, wouldn't it be great to have a look at how the internet through the ages? When Enron were still trading? Or before even Google existed?

With the help of the Internet Archive’s wayback machine we can do just that, so lets take a look!

Google

December 1998

Google Then

Now

Google Now

YouTube

April 2005

Youtube Then

Now

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Amazon

December 2000

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Now

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Microsoft

December 1998

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Now

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Netscape

October 1996

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Now

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Apple

April 1997

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Now

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BBC News

December 1998

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Now

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Enron

October 2001

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Now

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MySpace

October 2003

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Now

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Black Pepper

September 2000

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So there we have it. The internet has come a long, long way since it's conception in 1989. If you happen to come across any great examples of the wayback machine, do let me know!

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