How Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube Would Look Like In The 80s

Harin - Jun 23, 2020


How Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube Would Look Like In The 80s

How would these applications look like if they existed in the 80s when technology wasn’t as advanced as it is now? Keep on reading to find out.

Mobile applications have become an indispensable part of people’s lives, helping us being connected and offering entertaining experiences. Although they have only been around for about 20 years thanks to the smartphone boom, apps like Facebook, YouTube, and Spotify are now so popular that anyone can recognize their logos at a glance.

How would these applications look like if they existed in the 80s when technology wasn’t as advanced as it is now?

28-year-old graphic designer Luli Kibudi from Argentina is here to give you the answers through his project called Once Upon A Time. She gave the most popular apps today an ancient retro style, which is quite suitable for the 80s.

You can't forget the image of the cassette when you think about retro style. And it is surely a suitable image for the famous music streaming platform Spotify.

Spotify
Spotify.

Watching YouTube on a smart TV is now too simple, but it is impossible on a black and white TV.

Youtube
YouTube.

A Gmail must be written by hand.

Gmail
Gmail.

Instead of being the most popular social platform, Facebook is just a photobook.

Facebook
Facebook.

This is WhatsApp's wired version.

Whatsapp
WhatsApp.
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word in the 80s.
Linkedin
How to look for jobs on Linkedin in the 80s.

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