All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GeoCities’

Netflix’s BoJack Horseman Has Its Own Geocities-Style Site

Earlier this week, Netflix released a trailer and release date for its upcoming original animated comedy BoJack Horseman. It comes out on August 22nd. The show stars Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, and Aaron Paul. The description of the show is as follows: Legendary star of the 1990s family favorite sitcom “Horsin’ Around,” BoJack (Will Arnett) has been trying …

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Popular iPhone App Improvements, Geocities & Justin Bieber Meets Slipknot

This is the second time I’ve mentioned Justin Bieber today in an article, as he came up in an infographic round-up as well, but that’s actually pretty fitting considering that I woke up this morning to find that a fake Justin Bieber on Google+ added me to one of his circles. Anyway, the Bieber/Slipknot video is pretty awesome, but if …

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Who Owns Your Content?

Have you ever wondered what would happen to your content on third-party sites if those sites ceased to exist? You may own your content on them as it stands now, but what if they went away? 

Would you be ok if your tweets or your status updates disappeared? Discuss here.

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R.I.P. GeoCities: A Community is Killed

Yahoo has officially shut down Geocities.The company has said that it did not count the property among its priorities, so it is simply getting rid of it. Yahoo has shut down about 20 services in less than a year.

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GeoCities Users Get a Bailout From Wetpaint

You may have read that Yahoo is closing the door on GeoCities. This was announced a week ago after about ten years of Yahoo ownership.

"We have decided to discontinue the process of allowing new customers to sign up for GeoCities accounts as we focus on helping our customers explore and build new relationships online in other ways," GeoCities noted.

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Yahoo Failing To Consider GeoCities Alternatives?

This afternoon, we learned that Yahoo intends to shut down GeoCities, the once-thriving Web hosting service.  And while it’s true that GeoCities isn’t in the same shape it used to be, this move does raise questions about just how quick new CEO Carol Bartz is to give up on certain projects.

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Yahoo Turning Lights Out At GeoCities

GeoCities, that mainstay of the mid-to-late ’90s Internet, is about done for.  New GeoCities accounts are no longer available, and although it hasn’t yet given a specific date, Yahoo has made clear that GeoCities will be shut down sometime later this year.

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