What Apple, Google, and Amazon’s websites looked like in 1999

12/10/2020 Uncategorized

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What Apple, Google, and Amazon’s websites looked like in 1999

In Tales of the Early Internet, Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.


The year was 1999: Cher’s “Believe” was blasting on pop radio stations, Bill Clinton was impeached, Jar Jar Binks hit the Big Screen, and the beep, beep, static of dial-up internet echoed in family rooms across the globe.

The World Wide Web was still young then — gawky, awkward, and painfully slow. The dotcom bubble was still growing, on the cusp of bursting. The public had been using the internet for under a decade and those making online content (before we even called it content en masse) were often just throwing stuff at the wall. Read more…

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