See into the Internet Past With The Internet Archive

The internet has come a long way over the years and that’s never more obvious then when you go back in time and look at what websites used to look like compared to today. So, how can we go back in time? We can with the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

Microsoft Old Website

 

This archive features over 240 billion web pages that date as far back as 1996. All you have to do to get started is head to the link above and then enter in a URL. The site will likely serve up the page you’ve requested along with a timeline at the top of the page. The timeline will indicate the number of captures for that particular URL and how far back you will be able to go.

Yahoo 1996

 

If you’re interested in the hardware behind all of this then you can head here for more information.

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