Saturday, November 23, 2019

#20YearsAgoOnAOLcom: Nov. 23, 1999 -- AOL Mail on the Road; Driving Directions

November 23, 1999: On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, we had an AOL Mail (on the web) promo for all the folks who'd be visiting family members without AOL, of which there were still a few in 1999. (Also, it's a straight scan of a crooked printout):
For the PM update, we went with Maps & Directions, powered by MapQuest; I don't remember if Maps had built in congestion and traffic alerts by then, though if they did, they weren't realtime:

[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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