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The History of Domain Names

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Symbolics.com was registered on March 15, 1985 by the Symbolics Computer Corporation in Massachusetts

In 2009, the domain was sold to XF.com Investments for an undisclosed sum. This year, 2012, we celebrate the 27th anniversary. The internet is a $1.5 trillion industry



Symbolics has been mentioned on CNN, Fox News, CNBC, The discovery channel, msnbc, wired.com, and many more media outlets.



The internet is a 1.5 trillion dollar industry projected to be a $4 trillion industry by 2020



GODADDY is the single largest registrar of domain names.



5 most popular websites today: google, you tube, facebook, yahoo, live.com



Domain and internet growth



annual renewal and growth is less than 10 dollars a year and no property taxes



many corporations buy domain names just to prevent others from acquiring the name and growing potential market



average cost of a premium domain exceeds $20,000 and rising everyday



annual domain name sales are exceeding $250 million



the third quarter of 2011 closed 220 million domain name registrations





Registered domain names at end of 2011

95.5 million .com

13.8 million .net

9.3 million .org

7.6 million .info

2.1 million .biz





Two letter .com domain names are the most valuable virtual real estate



fb.com reportedly sold to facebook for 8.5 million



yp.com sold recently for 3.85 million



there are only 676 possible two letter.com domains



first 2 letter domain name was hp.com in 1986



Most expensive domain names

2011 social.com 2.6 million

2010 sex.com 13 million (most expensive domain name ever)

2009 toys.com 5.1 million



email

92% of adult us internet users send or read email

the big three are email sites together accounting for over 1 billion users yahoo, hotmail and gmail



3.1 billion email accounts in 2011

294 billion average numbers of emails per day



Internet users 2.1 billion worldwide

more devices connected to the web than people on earth



82.2 million smartphones connected to internet



the number of global internet users has grown by 42% from 2000 to 2011



Emoticon

the first emoticon is credited to Kevin Mackenzie in 1979 but was rather simple and didnt really look like a face





social media launched

2003- my space, linked in

2004- facebook

800 million facebook users

200 million users added in 2011

2011-twitter

18.1 people following Gaga



video

1 trillion playbacks on youtube

48 hours of video uploaded per minute

images

14 million instagram accounts in 2011

60 photos uploaded per second

100 billion photos on facebook

51 million users on flickr

6 billion photos hosted on Flickr. symbolics.com Symbolics.com was registered on Márch 15, 1985 by the Symbolics Computer Corporation in Massachusetts In 2009, the domain was sold to XF.com Investments for an undisclosed sum This year, 2012, we celebrate the 27th anniversary. Symbolics.com has been mentioned on VNEWS CNN, Fox News, CNBC, The Discovery Channel, MSNBC, Wired.com, and many more media outlets. CNBC WIRED DISCovery CHANNEL The Internet is a $1.5 trillion industry DODODODOD Projected to be a $4 trillion industry by 2020 GO Daddycom .COM GoDaddy is the single largest registrar of domain names youtube.com Google.com Facebook.com 5 most popular websites today 1985 5 websites a Think.com Symbolics.com MCC.comg -Domain and Internet Growth O.biz.ly Annual renewal cost is less than $10 a year and no property taxes E.com .ca net org. $= Many corporations buy domains just to prevent others from acquiring the name and because of a potential future market. Average cost of a premium domain name exceeds $20,000 and rising every day Annual domain name sales are estimated to exceed $250 million The third quarter of 2011 DO closed with nearly OO 220 million Ó domain name registrationsp Increase of 2.3% over the second quarter -Domains In 1995, there were 120,000 .com domains registered. Registered Domain Names at the end of 2011 95.5 million 13.8 million 9.3 million 7.6 million 2.1 million www.thelongestdomainname inthe Worldandthensomeand thensomemoreandmore.com is the longest domain name. Two-letter 'dot com' domain names are some of the most valuable virtual real-estate. FB.com reportedly sold to Facebook for $8.5 million There are only 676 possible two letter .com domains. aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bị bk bl bm bn bo bp ba br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cg cr cs ct cu cv cw CK cy cz da db de dd de df dg dh di di dk di dm dn do dp da dr ds dt du dv dw dx dy dz ea eb ec ed ee ef eg eh ei ej ek el em en eo ep eg er es et eu ev ew ex ey ez fa fb fe fd fe ff fg th fi fj fk fA fm fn fo fp fa fr fs ft fu fv fw fx fy fz ga gb gc gd ge gf gg gh gi gi gk gi gm gn gw gx gy gz ha hb hc hd he hf hg hh hi hị hk hl hm hn ho ho ha hr hs ht hu hv hw hx hy hz ia ib ic id ie if ig ih ia ir is it ju iy iw ix iy iz ja ib ic id je if jg ih is it ju jv jw jx jy jz ka kb ke kd ke kf ka kh ki kị kk kl km kn ko ko kg kr ks kt ku kv kw kx ky kz la lb lc ld le lf lg ih lilj ikl Im In lo ip la Ir is It lu ly lw Ix ly lz ma mb mc md me mf mg mh mi mi mk ml YP.com sold recently for $3.85 million gp gg gr gs gt gu gv ik il im in io ip mm mn mo mp mg mr ms mt mu my mw mx my mz na nb nc nd ne nf ng nh ni nj nk ni nm nn no np n n oa ob oc od oe of og oh oi oj ok ol om on oo op og or os ot ou ov ow ox oy oz pa pb pc pd pe pf pg ph pi pj pk pl pm pn po pp pa pr ps pt pu pv pw px py pz qa qb qc qd qe qf ag qh gi a gk gl qm an go op gg gr qs qt qu qv qw qx ay az ra rb rc rd re rf rg rh ri rj rk rl rm m ro rp rg r rs rt ru r w x ry rz sa sb sc sd se st sg sh si sj sk sl sm sn so sp sq sr s5 st su sv sW SK sy sz ta tb tc td te ti tg th tit tk ti tm tn to tp tq tr ts tt tu tv tw tx ty tz ua ub uc ud ue uf ug uh ui uj uk ul um un uo up ug ur us ut uu uv uw ux uy uz va vb vc vd ve vf vg vh vi vị vk v vm vn vo vp vq vr vs vt vu vv ww vx vy vz wa wb wc wd we wf wg wh wi wj wk wi wm wn wo wp wg wr ws wt wu wv ww wx wy wz xa xb xC xd xe xf xg xh xi xị xk x xm xn xo xp xq xr XS xt xu xV xW xx xy xz ya yb yc yd ye yf yg yh yi yj yk yl ym yn yo yp ya yr ys yt yu yv yw yx yy yz za zb zc zd ze zf zg zh zi zj zk zl zm zn zo zp zq zr zs zt zu zv zw Zx zy zz First 2 letter domain name was hp.com (1986) The 100th domain was registered 1987. The 2,000,000th domain was registered May 4, 1998. Most Expensive Domain Names 2011 2010 Social.com $2,600,000 Sex.com $13 million Most Expensive Domain name EVER DomainName.com Slots.com $1,000,000 $5.5 million Aktien.de Poker.org $725,000 Dating.com $1.75 million $1 million VU.com Photo.com Credit.fr $700,000 $1.24 million $851,875 RunningShoes.com $700,000 Guns.com Flying.com $1.1 million $800,000 Answer.com $550,000 Ringtones.com $750,000 Zip.com $1,058,830 11.com $525,000 Puzzle.com $500,000 2009 GamesForGirls.com $500,000 Toys.com 5,100,000 Gay.xX $500,000 Candy.com $3,000,000 Meet.me $450,000 Fly.com $1,760,000 Call.com Autolnsurance.org $440,000 $1,100,000 Auction.com Webcam.com look.com $1,700,000 $1,020,000 $4000,000 Ticket.com Server.com $1,525,000 $770,000 33.com $358,000 Russia.com Luck.com DataCenter.com $1,500,000 $675,000 $352,500 -Email- 92% of adult US Internet users send or read email. The big three are email sites together accounting for over 1 billion users. Yahool Mail Gmail YAHOO! Windows Live Hotmail 3.1 billion email accounts in 2011 294 billion Average number of email messages per day. 89.1% were spam. -Internet Users- 2.1 billion Internet users worldwide Internet Users 922.2 million 476.2 million 485 million Internet users in China 271.1 million 215.9 million 118.6 million 68.6 million | 21.3 million More devices connected to the web than people on Earth. 82.2 million smartphones connected to the web The number of global Internet users has grown 480% from 2000 to 2011. -Emoticon- The first emoticon is commonly credited to Kevin Mackenzie in 1979, but was rather simple and didn't really look like a face. -) From: Scott E Fahlman I propose that the following character sequence for joke markers: :-) Read it sideways. Actually, it is probably more economical to mark things that are NOT jokes, given current trends. For this, use: :-( 1982: Scott Fahlman electronic posts message to a computer-science department bulletin board at Carnegie Mellon University: an -Ads- When HotWired wanted to make some money from their web site in 1994 they had no idea the type of beast they would unleash, and the first Internet Web banner ad was born! Have you ever clicked your mouse right HERE? AT&T was the first company to pay money for a web banner ad (468x60) on October 25, 1994. Facebook advertising 17 cents per thousand in 2009 Display ads can range from $2 to $8 thousand 25 cents per thousand in 2010 2012 Superbowl 30 second ad costs $3.5 million. SUPER B OWL XLVI Up 50% over the last 10 years Price for 30 sec. commercial during shows Sunday Night Football A $512,000 American Idol $502,000 The X-Factor $321,000 Glee $267,000 Family Guy $265,000 The Simpsons $254,000 Two and a Half Men $252,500 Modern Family $249,000 Dancing With the Stars $233,500 The Voice $206,500 Grey's Anatomy $203,000 Big Bang Theory $198,000 Mike & Molly $196,500 House $184,000 -25,000 Social Media myspace launched 2003 Linked in launched facebook. launched 2004 800+ million facebook users 200 million users added during 2011 2011- 225 million Twitter accounts. 18.1 million People following Lady Gaga. Twitter's most popular user. ueuuu eu 100 million active Twitter users (in 2011) october Q0.....Q00.... 0e 250 million tweets per day #egypt was the number one hashtag on Twitter. tttt 39 million Tumblr blogs V W W W WV WW 70 million WordPress blogs 2.4 billion Social networking accounts worldwide. - Video- 1 trillion video playbacks on YouTube. 140 YouTube video playbacks per person on Earth. 48 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute. 76.4% - YouTube's share of the U.S. video website market (December 2011) -Images- 14 million Instagram accounts created during 2011 60 photos uploaded per second to Instagram 100 billion photos on Facebook by mid-2011. 의 의 의 으 의 의 의으 4.5 million photos uploaded to Flickr each day 6 billion 51 million Photos hosted on Flickr registered users on Flickr. (August 2011). SOURCES http://www.iwhois.com/oldest/ http://www.verisigninc.com/assets/domain-name-brief-december2011.pdf http://www.thedomains.com/2011/04/04/the-100-oldest-domain-names/ http://vb.com/short.htm http://www.businessinsider.com/20-most-expensive-domain-names-2011-12 http://www.email-marketing-reports.com/metrics/email-statistics.htm http://www.inman.com/news/2011/08/30/number-smartphone-u http://ipm-ipm-india-in.blogspot.com/2011/12/internet growth-2011 html http://www.wired.com/thisdayintech/2011/09/0919fahliman-proposes-emoticons/ http://www.justgothere.com/web_banners/first_internet web_banner/first_internet web_banner.htm http://blogs wsj.com/digits/2011/02/01/how-much-does-a-facebook-fan-cost-107/ http://adage.com/article/mediaworks/chart-american-idol-nfl-duke priciest-tv-spot/230547/sat http://www.linkedin.com/answers/using-linkedin/ULV162449-19397977 http://www.verisigninc.com/en_US/why-verisign/research-trends/domain-name-industry-briet/index.xhtml http://www.dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2008/ytd sales chart 2008.htm http://royal.pingdom.com/2012/01/17/internet-2011-in-numbers/ e-users-jumps-1 woɔəAI 이이 이이 이이 이이 이이 ( •l•l•l•l•l•••l•[•l APPPPPPPPP elelelelelelelelele PPPPPAPPPA PPPPPAER PPPPPPA elelelelelelelelee elelelelele|eee •l•l•l•l•l••l•l••| yahoo.com PPPPPPA নন ন ন olelelelelel elelelel ত ০ ০ ত। olel00ee|oleee APPPPAPPPI elelelelelelelelelel elelelelelelelelelel PPPPPAPPPP అంల్ •l•l•l•l•l•••l•l•| olelelelelelealele elelelelelel elelelele BN.com 이이 이이 이이 이이 이이 . •l•l••••|•(•[•[•| 이이 이이 으으이 으으으 ~ 이이 이이 이이 이이 이이 ( •l0•••••le|ee 이이 이이 이이 이이 이이 。 ::::8 ::888

The History of Domain Names

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An infographic showing the history of domain names, starting from the first registered domain, back in 1985.

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