Ghost Sites of the Web

Web 1.0 history, forgotten web celebrities, old web sites, commentary, and news by Steve Baldwin. Published erratically since 1996.

January 21, 2008

Whatever Happened to... was a prize-winning business idea. It offered parents a chance to stream live pictures of their newborns to other folks who couldn't be at the hospital. What better way to tap into the ego-stream of proud mothers and fathers? But it failed in 2002 and few even remember this site, which before it died had become a bona fide media darling.

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The Dead Roam Here (Dead URL Report, January 15-21 2008)

The Dead Roam Here (Dead Web Site Report, January 1-15 2008)The following sites can no longer be found, which means that the sites have been abandoned by their owners. There's no necessary evidence of foul play here, just the usual phenomenon of the Web, snakelike, sloughing off its dead skin. Caution: the dead roam here!

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