Do you know what the first registered .com domain name was?
If you guessed Symbolics.com, you’re correct. A lot of domains have been registered since then. In fact, a single 24-hour period on March 11 provided enough time for about 100,000 .com registrations, according to an infographic found on Mashable.
The infographic also reveals that there are 100 million registered .com domains around today. That’s a lot. And some of the most profitable of them prove that sex still sells; Sex.com and Porn.com are the second and fourth most expensive domain names today, respectively. For more on the history of .com domains, read the full article by Matt Silverman.
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