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Facebook bought their domain name facebook.com from AboutFace Corporation in 2005 for $200,000. The site had originally run on thefacebook.com.
Later in 2010, the social networking giant spent $8.5 million to buy FB.com from American Farm Bureau Federation. FB is how Facebook is referred to by web users!
How do I view a deleted web page?
Is there a way to view a deleted web page - one that is no longer available? Yes there is and the solution is quite simple. [more...]
The popular Dancing Baby animation which went viral in the 1990s employed no motion capture. Everything was created and rendered on the computer. The video was created using Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio Max). It was made by the team that had developed Character Studio, a tool for the 3D computer graphics program. The popularity of the Dancing Baby soared after John Woodell, a web developer, created an animated gif from the original movie and put it up on his employers web site. From there, the highly compressed animated gif file spread quickly around the world and started appearing on other web sites, commercials, music videos and even TV programs. Image Source: By , Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17625870 [more...]