2 posts tagged with web by avapoet.
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"Axe Feather 2021" - recreating a 16-year-old ad [probably SFW, depending on your work]

In 2004, Axe/Lynx (the deodorant brand) released an interactive advertisement that used then-new video features of the Flash platform. This was a year before YouTube, and the Internet went crazy about their new found ability to virtually tickle a woman lying on a bed. It fell off the Internet in 2009 and with the death of Flash you can't even (easily) see it on archive.org any more... so I recreated it for the modern web. [more inside]
posted by avapoet on Feb 2, 2021 - 1 comment

Blinking marquees of the early Web

In the mid-to-late 1990s, two browser giants - Netscape's Navigator and Microsoft's Internet Explorer - began the First Browser Wars, each introducing their own proprietary features to the nascent web. The former gave us <blink>, the latter <marquee>, and many personal websites used both (one wrapped inside the other) in order to provide animation to virtually all of their users. Don't bother dusting off your old computer: I've recorded what it looked like! [more inside]
posted by avapoet on Nov 11, 2020 - 4 comments

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