Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Web milestone: 100 million sites

Via CNN:
Are your Web surfing fingers getting tired?

There may be a reason. Netcraft, an Internet monitoring company that has tracked Web growth since 1995, says a mammoth milestone was reached during the month of October.

"There are now 100 million Web sites with domain names and content on them," said Netcraft's Rich Miller. (Watch as the Web gave birth to the virtual self -- 2:44)

"Within that, there are some that are busy and updated more often, and that represents the active sites, which are at about 47 or 48 million," he said.
Plus a few handy charts illustrating the growth of the 'nets, on the Netcraft site.



At 9:06 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks Becky. This is a totally fascinating web fact! Both of my fingers are quite tired indeed, hunt.....peck


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