Most popular Web sites in 1990s
The most recognized brand on the web in the United States. It originally provided a dial-up service to millions of Americans, as well as providing a web portal, e-mail, instant messaging and later a web browser following its purchase of Netscape.
It provides or provided a Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, yahoo mail etc.Yahoo was one of the pioneers of the early Internet era in the 1990
It was founded in November 1994 by David Bohnett and John Rezner, and was called Beverly Hills Internet (BHI) for a very short time before being named GeoCities.Because the site was free and marketed primarily to first-time or relatively new internet users, the quality of websites on GeoCities became a persistent, oft-referred joke – the amateurish layout, use of animated gifs, and prone-to-personal websites dominated the standard GeoCities pages, and were often abandoned by their owners for good soon after finding better approaches to telling their stories or showing off their data.
Netscape web browser was once dominant but lost to Internet Explorer and other competitors after the socalled first browser war.Netscape was the first company to attempt to capitalize on the emerging World Wide Web.
MSN is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices, provided by Microsoft and launched on August 24, 1995,
WebCrawler is a web search engine, and is the oldest surviving search engine on the web today. For many years, it operated as a metasearch engine. WebCrawler was the first web search engine to provide full text search.
Excite is an internet portal launched in 1995 that provides a variety of content including news and weather, a metasearch engine, a web-based email, instant messaging, stock quotes, and a customizable user homepage.
Infoseek was a popular internet search engine founded in 1994 by Steve Kirsch. Infoseek was originally operated by the Infoseek Corporation, headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.