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How these 50 famous websites looked in the past?

in: Internet

apple old site After the advent of Web 3.0 and HTML5, and other modern web technologies; most of the popular websites have a great look and feel and are very user friendly. Take the example of Facebook, YouTube, Gmail. These sites are powered by very complex processes and algorithms behind the scene. These sites employ many servers and load balancing equipment such as Cisco Content Services Switches to distribute visitor loads over multiple computers at multiple locations. Have you every thought, what did YouTube, Gmail look like the first time you visited the site? How’d the IBM, HP and Apple homepage look back in 1996? Today, I will go back in time and bring you early versions of 50 popular websites.

 

Accenture in 2000

accenture.com in december 2000

AOL in 1996

aol in 1996

Apple in 1997

apple in 1997

Cognizant in 2000

Cognizant in 2000

Dawn.com in 1997

dawn in 1997

Download.com in 1996

download.com in 1996

Flipkart in 2007

flipkart in 2007

Forbes in 1996

forbes in 1996

Freshersworld in 2001

freshersworld in 2001

Geocities in 1996

geocities in 1996

Hindustan Times in 1996

Hindustan Times in 1998

Hostgator in 2002

hostgator in 2002

Hotmail in 1997

hotmail in 1997

HP in 1996

hp in 1996

ICICI Bank in 1997

icici bank in 1997

IMDB in 1996

imdb in 1996

IRCTC in 2001

irctc in 2001

Labnol in 2004

labnol in 2004

Apple in 1998

large-apple-10

CNN in 2000

large-cnn-8

large-espn-8

large-microsoft-10

large-starbucks-7

Yahoo in 1996

large-yahoo-12

Naukri.com in 1997

naukri in 1997

naukri inner page in 1997

Naukri.com in 2000

naukri in 2000

NDTV in 2000

ndtv in 2000

new naukri in 2000

Oracle in 1996

oracle in 1996

Orkut in 2004

orkut in 2004

Patni in 1996

patni in 1996

Times of India in 1997

timesofindia in 1997

Amazon in 1995

www.amazon.com in 1995

Amazon in 1999

www.amazon.com in 1999

IBM in 1996

www.ibm.com in 1996

Infosys in 2000

www.infosys.com in 2000

TCS in 1997

www.tcs.com in 1997

Wipro in 1997

www.wipro.com in 1997

Wipro in 1998

www.wipro.com in 1998

Top 10 sites in September 2000.

alexa top 10 in September 2000