Thank goodness for the Internet, right? It allows you to communicate with your friends and family no matter where they are, it lets you shoot 14-year-olds in the face on Call of Duty and, of course, it allows you to visit T3.com daily for an award winning fix of top tech, science and entertainment content. Simply put, the Internet is shinier, faster and more professional than ever.
The Internet, however, wasn't always like this - its fundamental structure has radically changed. Now sites like Google, Facebook, YouTube, Wikipedia and Twitter rule the Internet, sucking in billions of visits every single day. If you rewind the clock 15 years or so, however, then these sites were nobodies in the Internet realm, and were ruled over by quite a different bunch of website royalty.
Here is T3's list of the biggest and most popular websites that once ruled the Internet.