Internet Nostalgia: MTV News Explains the Web in 1995

By The Atlantic Wire

An old clip from MTV News that went viral on Thursday provides a glimpse back to the pre-Facebook, pre-Twitter, pre-Wi-Fi, pre-iPhone age. Kurt Loder explains what was then still sort of a fad:

In 1995 some ten million people regularly use the Internet. What's attracted many of them is the World Wide Web -- which is a proliferation of special address truck stops called "websites" -- and the arrival of network browser programs that make the whole thing if not idiot proof, at least user friendly.

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