This section of my website holds my reference information about the old Yahoo! WebRing system. The Yahoo! WebRing system no longer exists. On 12.Oct.2001, Yahoo! announced that it was leaving the webring business. The Yahoo! WebRing system was "spun off" and new operates as the WebRing.com system. See my section on the WebRing.com system for the latest information.
This page provides links to media articles about the Yahoo! WebRing system.
What media articles?
Since August 2000, when Yahoo! sent letters to everyone in the webring system, through 05.Sep.2000 when the actual changes were made, all the way to this day, there has been almost no media attention to the Yahoo! WebRing system.
But I keep looking.
If you discover a media article about Yahoo! WebRing, please email me so that I can link to it.
Recent Media Articles
Previous Media Articles
Internet.com (20.Oct.1997) , "Web Rings emerge as Alternative to Search engines": This article includes some interesting quotes by Charley Lanusse, then president of Starseed, the purchaser of Webring.org from Sage Weil. Charley discusses the need to use a navigation bar to deliver more advertising. ( www.internetworld.com/print/1997/10/20/markcomm/19971020-webrings.html )
WebServer Online Magazine (Dec.1997) , "Web Rings: Raising the Bar on Web Searches": This article also discusses the need for increased advertising revenue. ( webserver.cpg.com/features/f1/2.11/index.html )
The Wazillion Navbars Project
Webring Sections and Subsections
The Webring Section is a large section of my website. I have divided it into four major "subsections".
each "subsection" has it's own special "logo".
As you travel in the various subsections you will find, near the bottom of each page, links to pages within that subsection and also links to the other subsections. To go to any subsection, just click on the "logo" or on the text link for that subsection.
Webrings: General Information
This subsection includes general information about webrings. Webrings can be hosted by a variety of different services. This section deals with the overall concepts and issues, not with any one particular "brand" of webring.
The WebRing.com System
This subsection includes specific information about the WebRing.com system.
While not the only webring system on the net, it is the best known and the most used. I own many webrings in this system and belong to many webrings in this system. (I also own and belong to many webrings in other systems as well.) Click here or on the graphic.
Webrings I Own and Belong To
This subsection shows all the webrings I own and links to all the webrings to which I belong. This includes webrings in Ringlink, RingSurf, Bravenet and the WebRing.com system as well.
If you are looking to join one of my webrings, this is a good place to start. If you wonder about the webrings I belong to, this is the place to go. Click here or on the graphic.
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