Let’s be nostalgic today!
“Are you sure you can handle it?” she questioned.
4. Being removed from a so-called friend’s Top 8 on Myspace.
Maybe it’s just me, but love just doesn’t seem real unless the interactions are taking place somewhere that necessitates some actual human decency.
By the time we were in high school, the Internet wasn’t new anymore. However, it was still growing extremely fast and our parents had absolutely no idea how to handle it.
3. What 9/11 is.
If you were a teenager in the early to mid 2000s then you already know that the main form of internet communication was AOL’s instant messaging service, AIM.
Hey Ya, Mean Girls, Livejournal.
Here are some thoughts and memories I have about the AOL Screen Name Era of the late 90s and early 2000s, and why it was the most absurd and simultaneously awesome experience that only our generation will have.
I remember the first time I saw the music video for “Helena” on Total Request Live, at 4:15 pm on a Tuesday, me sitting with a bowl of Apple Jacks on my couch, my mom calling in from the other room that I needed to start my homework soon. My jaw dropped.