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A look back at 10 websites that are now defunct—but live on in our hearts

The best of the web, back then.

On by Angela Andaloro

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Why creatives are angry at Facebook’s new platform, E.gg

The new site had quite an introduction.

On by Colleen Hagerty

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The guerrilla archivists saving the Internet’s dying websites from oblivion

When websites fail, too often they’re lost forever, taking a little bit of Internet history with them. ArchiveTeam is a group of volunteers looking to change that.

On by Jesse Hicks

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Oldweb.today lets you browse the Internet like it’s 1999

Browsing like it’s 1999.

On by AJ Dellinger

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This nostalgia project is keeping GeoCities alive

Party time, excellent.

On by AJ Dellinger

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The death and life of great Internet cities

For 15 years, Geocities was the world’s one and only Internet city. Then it disappeared. But why?

On by Joe Kloc

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Are you ready for the return of GeoCities?

Like a pixelated phoenix rising from the ashes of discarded floppy discs, GeoCities is back. Meet NeoCities.

On by Fernando Alfonso III

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AnimatedText makes pop culture phrases actually pop

Catherine Frazier’s Tumblr marries Geocities nostalgia with modern text lingo.

On by Mike Fenn

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Tumblr artist Nick Kegeyan’s 5 favorite GeoCities-inspired GIFs

If the GIF community were a modern-day society, Oct. 26, 2009, the day GeoCities closed down, would be one of the bloodiest days in its history.

On by Fernando Alfonso III

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The lost art of GeoCities GIFs

With his simplistic designs and retro appeal, Nick Kegeyan is recapturing the essence of GeoCities GIFs. 

On by Fernando Alfonso III

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