Wednesday, October 27, 2010

A date which will live in Infamy

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Oct. 27, 1994: Web Gives Birth to Banner Ads
 
The gaudy banner ad took over the web, 468 pixels wide by 60 deep.
 
 HotWired launched with banner ads from 14 companies including MCI, Volvo, Club Med, 1-800-Collect and Zima, but legend has it that the first HotWired banner ad was from AT&T, prophetically asking "Have you ever clicked your mouse right here? You will."

 full @ 
 http://www.wired.com/thisdayintech/2010/10/1027hotwired-banner-ads
 
 

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