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What Did The Internet Look Like in 1996?

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Want to see what the internet looked like back in 1996?

I have compiled some screenshots of the more popular sites. How do they compare to today’s versions?

Using the Wayback Machine I put together a list of the more popular sites. Did the internet really look this bad? Well it all had to start somewhere.

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Pizza Hut

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Site Robo4

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Wendy’s Homepage

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Wendy’s “Hallway”

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I hope you enjoyed the list.

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11 Responses to “What Did The Internet Look Like in 1996?”

  1. M Laney Says:

    Oh that was so fun! Great post :)

  2. Lauren Says:

    I never knew it looked like this…. this was fun to read

  3. Zareen Says:

    hahaha that was funnyyy

  4. Xnna Says:

    This was really fun to read and I am going to show my friends. Where did you get all these from?

  5. Rich Says:

    I got many from here: http://www.archive.org/web/web.php

  6. Laura J Says:

    I just showed this to my daughter who couldn’t believe we dealt with this. When I told her it sometimes took a minute or two to load a page like this she just laughed! Times have changed!

  7. Maricela Says:

    Classic. THank you!

  8. Some Sites Says:

    Some sites still look like this…


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