How 20 Famous Brands Websites Looked in the Past?
You are probably familiar with many of the big brands that exist today, such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and others. You probably use many of these influential brands every day through their websites or, more likely, their apps through your phones.
There is a massive increase in smartphone users worldwide when comparing statistics from recent years. Statista has compiled a statistic with the number of smartphone users worldwide from 2016 to 2021, and the number of smartphone users worldwide today surpasses three billion in 2020.
I guess you usually visit social media channels like Facebook, Amazon, WordPress, and more famous brands quite often! I do! You probably know their websites, and their layout looks like! If something changes, you probably notice it immediately, right?
But what did their websites look like when they started many years ago when no smartphones or tablets were available!
In today’s article, we take a stroll down the memory lane and take a look at how 20 famous worldwide brands websites look in the past!
How did 20 Famous Brands Websites look in the Past?
WordPress – Screenshot – Jun 18, 2003
Google – Screenshot – Dec 02, 1998
Microsoft – Screenshot – Dec 05, 1998
IBM – Screenshot – Apr 16, 1997
Apple – Screenshot – Oct 12, 1999
Adobe – Screenshot – Oct 22, 1996
Amazon – Screenshot – Oct 13, 1999
eBay – Screenshot – Sep 14, 1999
HP – Screenshot – Dec 20, 1996
Facebook – Screenshot – Aug 07, 2015
PayPal – Screenshot – Nov 09, 2000
Coca-Cola – Screenshot – Oct 13, 1999
Pepsi – Screenshot – Nov 1996
McDonald’s – Screenshot – Jan 13, 1997
Disney – Screenshot – June 23, 1997
BMW – Screenshot – Oct 30, 1996
IKEA – Screenshot – Feb 25, 1999
Colgate – Screenshot – Nov 01, 1996
FedEx – Screenshot – Dec 19 1996
Times are changing, and so is website design. As you can see in the pictures, these famous brands’ websites looked quite different twenty years ago. Click on the links below the respective image to see how these websites look today. Big difference, right?
To take screenshots of all famous brands websites web design from the past, we have used the tool Internet Archive – Wayback Machine. With this great tool, you can explore more than 431 billion web pages from the beginning of the Internet.
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