Internet Throwback: What 14 Popular Websites Looked Like Then And Now

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Have you ever wondered what Google or the rest of the internet really looked like back then?

The folks at Business Insider found what Facebook, Google, Yahoo!, LinkedIn, Twitter and of course their very own website (formerly called Silicon Alley Insider) looked like back in the days.

Here’s what the site looked like then and now. Indeed Web design and the internet in entirety has evolved beyond imaginations.


 

LinkedIn – Then (May 2003)

LinkedIn – Now

LinkedIn - Now

LinkedIn


Google – Then (1998)

Google – Now

Google - Now

Google


The Huffington Post – Then (On the day of its launch, May 2005)

The Huffington Post - Then (On the day of its launch, May 2005)

Village Voice

The Huffington Post – Now

The Huffington Post - Now

The Huffington Post


Myspace – Then (October 2003)

Myspace – Now

Myspace - Now

Myspace


YouTube – Then (May 2005)

YouTube – Now

YouTube - Now

YouTube


Twitter – Then (October 2006)

Twitter – Now

Twitter - Now

Twitter


Yahoo! – Then (1994)

Yahoo! – Now

Yahoo! - Now

Yahoo


AOL – Then (version 2.0 in 1994 and 1.0 disk)

AOL – Now

AOL - Now

AOL


Digg – Then (2004)

Digg – Now

Digg - Now

Digg


The New York Times – Then (1996)

The New York Times – Now

The New York Times - Now

New York Times


eBay – Then (as Auction Web in 1997)

eBay - Then (as Auction Web in 1997)

eBay – Now


eBay - Now

eBay


Flickr – Then (April 2004)

Flickr – Now

Flickr - Now

Flickr


Facebook – Then (2004)

Facebook – Now

Facebook - Now

Facebook


Silicon Alley Insider (pre-Business Insider) then:

Silicon Alley Insider (pre-Business Insider) then:

Silicon Alley Insider

Business Insider now:

Business Insider now:

Business Insider


 

 

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