Backweb is a communication tool that can be used by enterprise companies or Internet groups for conveying graphical information. At one forture 500 company the tool is installed on every PC on the network and then messages having to do with System Outages or anything that would effect a user is sent. These messages come up directly on the users screen so it is right in front of them. In the newest versions users can subscribe to topics that interest them. Animations are writen in a proprietary application called BALI.