GeoCities was a web hosting service. On January 28,GeoCities was acquired by Yahoo! The "cities" were named after real cities or regions according to their content—for example, computer -related sites were placed in "SiliconValley" and those dealing with entertainment were assigned to "Hollywood"—hence the name of the site.
In this day and age, social media is undeniably an integral part of the human experience. It has become an inescapable force of nature; a ubiquitous phenomenon that we inevitably succumb to, willingly or not. But like all forms of culture, social media has an intricate history; one that traces back to an era of mullets and lava lamps.
He is until now the longest serving Prime Minister of Malaysia. To Malaysians, he is commonly known as Dr. M or Mahathir.
Asianprincealso known as Wo-Hen Nankan Chinese Mandarin: "I am so ugly"is a fictional personality that gained online notoriety in the early s through a Geocities page featuring various glamour portraits of an effeminate-looking Asian man and journal entries written from the perspective of a successful and boastful musician who is mainly active in Asia. The Geocities page  for Asianprince was created infeaturing several glamour portraits of a mustached Asian man, whose style of fashion seemed heavily influenced by American rock musicians like Prince and Little Richard, accompanied by self-introductory text:. Although it is unclear exactly when the Geocities page was first brought to online attention, Asianprince rose to international fame through blogs, discussion forums and message boards across the world wide web, including in Japan  and South Korea,  sometime in On the English-speaking web, Asian Prince's Geocities page began to gain traction sometime between and
Remember when the internet was just for geeks and gamers and the sort of people who fell in love with pneumatic virtual reality babes? Some of it looked a bit like how I imagine the inside of the heads of the sort of women who collect crystals and visi laylines look like. That WTF level of weirdness was in no small part thanks to GeoCities, a web-hosting service that made it possible for people to build their own home pages.
Earlier this summer, more than 35, industry leaders gathered at Mobile World Congress Shanghai to discuss the future of mobile, making it the largest-ever mobile-focused event in Asia. Whereas the majority of the conference focused on new technologies such as 5G and Internet of Things, I was joined by peers from Netflix, Line, Ola Cabs, Flipkart and Twitter to discuss future business models for the mobile Internet. That glorious era of Web 1.
He has been a regular monthly columnist for the award-winning NETT magazine for the past three years. Previous roles included 7 years writing for internet. He continues to contribute to a number of blogs and publications.
When GeoCities first started offering free web pages to the public, they decided to create themed neighborhoods. Each neighborhood was then divided into blocks each block was numbered between up to A user would then adopt a block and thus create their own pages within that block.