However, Geo Cities said in a press release that feedback regarding the watermark had been overwhelmingly positive.The company went public in August 1998, listing on the NASDAQ exchange with the code GCTY.The IPO price was , rising rapidly after launch to a peak of over 0. switched from neighborhoods and street address URLs for homesteaders to "vanity" URLs through members' sign-up names to Yahoo! This service was previously offered only as a premium.By 1999 Geo Cities was the third-most visited Web site on the World Wide Web, behind AOL and Yahoo! In 2001, amidst speculation by analysts that Geo Cities was not yet profitable (it having declared an million loss for the final quarter of 1998), Yahoo!We have an extensive history that goes back ten years succesfully running our multiple operations that first off, will satisfy your needs, may your needs be marriage agency, dating on line, latin introductions, matchmaking services, personal adds, meet people or anything that might be of your interest.On our wedding website you will also find an exclusive gallery, dating services, personal listings, christian dating service, tours, memberships, marriage advise, marriage counseling, and much more...
Attempts to access any page using the original Geo Cities URL now forward to Yahoo! Shortly after the Geo Cities closing announcement, the Internet Archive announced a project to archive Geo Cities pages, stating "Geo Cities has been an important outlet for personal expression on the Web for almost 15 years." Internet Archive made it their task to ensure the thoroughness and completeness of their archive of Geo Cities sites.
bought Geo Cities, As of February 10, 2016, Geo Cities Japan is still online, with no signs of upcoming closure.
Its member sites are still accessible, and it is still accepting new account registrations, but now all services are only available in Japanese.
There was no formal relationship between Geo Cities and geocities.ws, as it was a completely different company.
Many sites were automatically duplicated from Geo Cities to many months after the closure of Geo Cities.