Thursday, April 18, 2019

20 Years Ago on Apr. 18, 1999 -- Love@AOL Free Personals

April 18, 1999: I've said it before, but the research ('s, I believe) showed that Sunday was a big day for online personals, presumably from people looking back at the wreckage of their weekends and lives. There were "free" personals in the freemium sense -- you had to pay for a subscription to get the good stuff.

We also featured the Health & Fitness Web Center and the Sports & Health Shopping channel:
[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the 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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