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Before/After: How Did The World’s Most Popular Websites Look In Their Infancy (Photo Gallery)

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Perhaps, you would never noticed this thing, but the websites that you visit regularly did not have such professional or flawless look as of today. Here, we present a comparison between the looks of these websites at their start and now. Discover without further delay this interesting comparison. 

1. Before: Facebook in 2004

Before: Facebook in 2004

After: Facebook in 2013

After: Facebook in 2013

2. Before: Amazon in 1995

Before: Amazon in 1995

After Amazon in 2013

After Amazon in 2013

3. Before: Apple in 1998

Before: Apple in 1998

After: Apple in 2013

After: Apple in 2013

4. Before: Mashable 2005

Before: Mashable 2005

After: Mashable 2013

After: Mashable 2013

5. Before: Wikipedia in 2001

Before: Wikipedia in 2001

After: Wikipedia in 2013

After: Wikipedia in 2013

6. Before Microsoft in 1996

 Before Microsoft in 1996

After: Microsoft in 2013

After: Microsoft in 2013

7. Before: New York Times in 1996

Before: New York Times in 1996

After: New York Times in 2013

After: New York Times in 2013

8. Before: Youtube in 2005

Before: Youtube in 2005

After: Youtube in 2013

After: Youtube in 2013

 

9. Before: Twitter in 2006

Twitter in 2006

After: Twitter in 2013

After: Twitter in 2013

 

10. Before: Yahoo! in 1995

Before: Yahoo! in 1995

After: Yahoo! in 2013

After: Yahoo! in 2013

 

11. Before: Google in 1998

Before: Google in 1998

After: Google in 2013

After: Google in 2013

It is very impressive to see how the designs of these site have changed. Internet technology has developed a lot, for that matter it would have been impossible to see beautiful web pages of today at that time due to hardware and internet bandwidth limitations (remember when the modem speed was 56 kb/s and it took a long time to display a single image). How do you perceive the evolution of the Internet over the years?



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