Computers, Entertainment, Technology

The new 555

<![CDATA[You should have noticed that the area code 555 is used a lot in films. Hopefully you also know this area code does not exist. It's there just to be plausible but not actually require a real phone number. Well the film Silent Hill may have a funky alternative for the internet.

When people browse the web in films you can often see file:// at the beginning of the address bar, a sign they’re loading files from a hard drive. The ones with a little more thought use a real domain that really exists that can also be used for marketing. Well Silent Hill went somewhere in between. In the film a character is seen browsing a website that ends with .web. It obviously doesn’t exist but it is plausible enough to not be annoying. The new 555…

cinema, 555, Silent Hill, web, WWW, internet]]>

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