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This was Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and other social networks more than 15 years ago

This was Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and other social networks more than 15 years ago
Social networks have changed the appearance of their home pages and their logo since their creation in the first decade of the 2000s

In the first decade of the 2000s, the social networkss most popular started their way and to date, they have changed their appearance on multiple occasions to stay current along with new features.

platforms like Facebook Y Twitter emerged with names similar to those they currently have, while others such as LinkedIn Y Youtube They have gone through an aesthetic transformation that maintains them as some of the most used since 2020.

These are some of the characteristics that the first versions of the most popular websites.

LinkedIn (2002)

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Created in 2002, the social network dedicated to labor and professional relations between users, mainly had a change in the administration of the spaces that are used in the window of the browser.

First version of the LinkedIn website (Capture)
First version of the LinkedIn website (Capture)

on top of LinkedIn you can see the promotion of the main functions of the platform back then, which was divided into finding people, jobs and services, activities that up to now it is possible to do both on the website and in its mobile application for devices Android Y iOS.

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In addition, to increase the reliability of the service in its first year, the Web page It allowed users to access articles from important media outlets in the United States such as TIME magazine, the Washington Post, CNN, Forbes, among others.

Facebook (2004)

This social network was created by mark zuckerberg while he was a student at Harvard University in the United States, with the intention of connecting students within the campus to make friends or meet new people, something not very different from the current concept of the social network.

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First version of the Facebook website (Capture)
First version of the Facebook website (Capture)

However, in its first months of creation, the name of the platform It wasn’t Facebook but “thefacebook”. This change, although it does not represent a great difference with respect to the current model, already revealed the typography of the company logo that would later become Goal.

“We have opened Thefacebook for the use of the students of the University of harvard”, indicated the home page of the social networkwhich also affirmed what uses could be put to the platform: search for people on campus, find with whom the class will be shared and search for the friends of the Friends.

YouTube (2005)

Before being acquired by Google in 2006 in exchange for 1.650 million of dollars, Youtube It had an interface that was closer to a social network that had a video space, rather than prioritizing content audiovisual as it does today.

First version of the YouTube website
First version of the YouTube website

The Web page It had different tabs and there were no traces of current terms within the platform such as Channel, Community, YouTube Studio, among others that are in the most recent version of the platform. In its place were tabs related to the home page, bookmarks, messages, videos and profile.

In the aesthetic aspect, the main change is the elimination of the light blue color as part of the background of the web page, which has now been simplified.

Twitter (2006)

One of the most drastic changes in terms of its initial logo is that of Twitter. The platform launched in 2006 did not have the same name as now because it did not have the vowels and it could only be read “twitter” in the initial logo, which was green instead of the characteristic light blue of today.

First version of the Twitter website
First version of the Twitter website

In addition, the home page displayed some of the tweets that was written by the users to whom it was connected. It was also possible for people to write messages of text or Tweets.

“Send publications from your phone or from the web about what is in your head,” indicates the capture of the website principal of the application during its first years.

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