Tuesday, December 25, 2018

20 Years Ago on AOL.com: Dec. 25, 1998 -- Lara Croft for Christmas?

December 25, 1998: Nothing says Merry Christmas like a Tomb Raider 3 promo.

In a tactical shopping move, we also did a promo featuring tools to help people with their new Christmas computers.

Oh, and remember when I said we didn't have to promote You've Got Mail anymore? I was wrong -- we'd snuck it into a Web Centers column text promo:

[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the AOL.com home page, which relaunched with a new design on July 14, 1998. I printed screencaps and saved them. 20 years later, I'm scanning them in and posting them with a little commentary under the tag #20YearsAgoOnAOLcom.]

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