Pop Culture Yahoo And Internet History

The world wide web. The Internet. Call it what you like. Want more world wide web history?

Take a look at what Yahoo looked like in 1996. It was a little crude wasn’t it? But, that was the world wide web.

This is what they looked like.

Ahh – the world wide web back in the late 1990′s. It was so new and frustrating. We take it for granted today, but, back then, it was difficult to get anything on the web other than text and basic graphics. Forget music or audio and video.

Now, how about Netscape the first big commercial browser? They had a website with some great tech/web news:

From Netscape.

Notice – the Amazon mention on this page. Back then, they only sold books.

Pop Culture Google History – This Is What Google Looked Like In 1998

Let’s go back to the year 1998. Mr. Pop History was just starting. And, so was Google. This is so fascinating, it’s unreal.

You all know what beta is? It’s a sort of test phase and usually used in tech speak. Take a look at this. It’s Google in beta! Brand new!

This is from 1998. Today, Google owns the Internet world. But – not so long ago – it was a different time. This comes from December of 1998. WOW! 

Back then, Yahoo was #1 and Netscape was the top brower. Videos online?? Good luck! You could barely transmit an mp3 audio track because of the slow dial-ups.

Pop Culture Internet History – 1998 When Google Was In Beta

Let’s go back to the year 1998. Mr. Pop History was just starting. And, so was Google. This is so fascinating, it’s unreal.

You all know what beta is? It’s a sort of test phase and usually used in tech speak. Take a look at this. It’s Google in beta!!

This is from 1998. Today, Google owns the Internet world. But – not so long ago – it was a different time. This comes from December of 1998. WOW!

Back then, Yahoo was #1 and Netscape was the top brower. Videos online?? Good luck! You could barely transmit an mp3 audio track because of the slow dial-ups.