Gone but not forgotten: the years of clear plastic landlines and candy colored iPods, hip huggers and mini skirts, teeny tiny dogs and endless camisole layering, have captured our attention again. It was the new millennium, and the internet was revolutionizing the way we worked, connected with friends, and consumed content. Reality TV took off, pop stars and socialites dominated the tabloids, and texting lingo was new and just entering the popular lexicon.
Twenty years later, it’s time to indulge in a little nostalgia. Update your MySpace status, set your enigmatic AIM away message, and post a blog on Xanga so all your dedicated readers know that you’re taking a deep dive back into the first decade of the 2000s.