In yesterday’s weblog submit about unraveling an e mail rip-off I discussed that I used the Web Archive’s Wayback Machine as part of that course of. The Wayback Machine is a great tool for locating out what a web site regarded like a given cut-off date during the last 25 years.
The Wayback Machine could be helpful in trying to confirm the quotation of a webpage in an educational work. As is demonstrated in my video embedded beneath, you should utilize the Wayback Machine to see how a web site regarded and skim the textual content of pages as they had been initially printed.
On of the methods I’ve used the Wayback Machine in historical past lessons is to have take a look at how main information web sites reported on vital occasions in late twentieth Century and early twenty first Century. Not solely does the Wayback Machine present you the textual content, it could additionally present you photographs which will have since been eliminated.
You may seen an summary of how the Wayback Machine works by watching this quick video that I recorded a handful of years in the past.