10 web sites that time forgot

When was the last time you posted a pic on PhotoBucket? Did a search on AltaVista? Or updated your Myspace page? In the online world, sites that were once the rage can quickly fall out of fashion. But they don’t die; they linger on in a kind of cyber-limbo.

By Howard Wen, Network World |  Internet, AltaVista, mapquest

eToys.com

Alexa Global Traffic Rank: 102,702

Launched in 1997, this toy e-tailer was one of those crazily hyped startups of the dot-com era: On the first day that eToys went public in 1999, shares shot up from $20 to $76. Like most dot-com startups, eToys went out of business but the domain lives on: It was bought by Toys “R” Us in 2009.

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