Screenshot of world best sites when they first launched or i say when they born.
Google Inc. , No Introduction needed they are the backbone of Internet, without google i can’t imagine future of Internet, Google have more than 100 products known or unknown you can check the full list of Google Products on List of Google Products. Google first launched on september 4, 1998 founded by Sergey Brin, Larry Page. Today google dominate over all other internet products and conquer Alexa Rank 1st.
so here is the screen shot of google.com when they launched their company, screenshot was taken back on 11 Nov 1998
You can deny the fact that youtube is the most Entertaining Company around the internet, where user uploads 24 hours of video in a minute and it take you 1700 years to watch all the videos. It’s founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley,Jawed Karim. Youtube is one of the google products. google bought youtube early in Nov. 2006 worth of US$1.65 billion.
Growth of youtube is unimaginable, here is the screenshot of youtube when they first launched on 14th February, 2005. The screenshot was taken on May 7, 2005.
A microblogging social networking site, founded by Jack Dorsey on 15th July 2006 and currently has alexa rank 8th. twitter has 140 million active users. twitter is attracted by celebrities, companies and organisation . twitter offers to say your message in less than 140 words. It may amaze you that in 2008 twitter had only 8 employees and now in 2012 they have 900+. Lady Gaga has maximum number of twitter followers.
Screenshot of twitter webpage on Nov 2006.
Linkedln was founded by Reid Hoffman in Dec 2002. It’s a professional social networking site. with active users are 161 million in 2012.
Screenshot was taken in 15 oct 05 after their launch in 5 May, 05
the very first screenshot of webpage when they launched.
wordpress was founded in May 27, 2003, by Matt Mullenweg. It is an open source CMS, used for publishing blogs. more than 50K plugins are available in wordpress. and tons of themes downloaded every day. world biggest site like forbes, techcrunch, blackberry, TED, newyork times are using to publish news.
Screenshot of wordpress.org taken at 18th July 2003.
Ebay is also a biggest online retailer, known for online auction and shopping website. It is founded by Pierre Omidyar on September 3, 1995 site now has a global customer base of 135 million. Ebay members trade, $1,168 worth of goods on the site every second.and The most expensive item sold on eBay to date is a private business jet for $4.9 million.
The below screenshot of ebay website, taken on 17 Dec 1996.
blogger was created by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. Blogger is used to publish blog in .blogspot domain. Millions of people worldwide use Blogger to publish to their blog each week. Alexa rank 14th.
screenshot of blogger.com taken at 12 Oct 1999
stumble upon was created by Garrett Camp in 2001. it is actually a discovering a new content in internet. later stumbleupon was bought by ebay in May 2007.
screenshot of stumbleupon at 25 sep 2002
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