Verisign Q4 2017 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 332.4 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Fourth Quarter of 2017

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the fourth quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 332.4 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs),  an increase of  approximately 1.7 million domain name registrations as of Dec. 31, 2017.1,2 This is a 0.5 percent increase over the third quarter of 2017 and a 0.9 percent increase, year over year. 1,2

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in January

With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends.

Keeping in the spirit of the zeitgeist that .com and .net domain name registration trends can represent, Verisign publishes this monthly blog post series identifying the top 10 trending .com and .net keywords registered in English during the preceding month.

January 2018 TRENDING KEYWORDS

Here are the top 10 trending keywords registered in January 2018. Any surprises?

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in December

With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends.

Keeping in the spirit of the zeitgeist that .com and .net domain name registration trends can represent, Verisign publishes this monthly blog post series identifying the top 10 trending .com and .net keywords registered in English during the preceding month.

December 2017 TRENDING KEYWORDS

Here are the top 10 trending keywords registered in December 2017. Any surprises?

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Verisign Q3 2017 Domain Name Industry Brief: 330.7 Million Domain Names on the Internet in the Third Quarter of 2017

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the third quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 330.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs),  a decrease of  approximately 1.2 million domain name registrations as of Sept. 30, 2017.1,2 This is a 0.4. percent decrease over the second quarter of 2017 and a 1.1 percent increase, year over year. 1,2

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in November

With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends.

Keeping in the spirit of the zeitgeist that .com and .net domain name registration trends can represent, Verisign publishes this monthly blog post series identifying the top 10 trending .com and .net keywords registered in English during the preceding month.

November 2017 TRENDING KEYWORDS

Here are the top 10 trending keywords registered in November 2017. Any surprises?

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in October

With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends.

Keeping in the spirit of the zeitgeist that .com and .net domain name registration trends can represent, Verisign publishes this monthly blog post series identifying the top 10 trending .com and .net keywords registered in English during the preceding month.

October 2017 TRENDING KEYWORDS

Here are the top 10 trending keywords registered in October 2017. Any surprises?

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Verisign Launches NameStudio to Help Businesses and Individuals Find a Great Domain Name for Their Online Presence

Today, Verisign introduced NameStudioTM, a new easy-to-use domain name brainstorming service designed to enable startups, small businesses and individuals to find great domain names for their business or ideas. The company will showcase the power of this new service at Techweek Los Angeles on Nov. 14-16, 2017.

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in September

With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends.

Keeping in the spirit of the zeitgeist that .com and .net domain name registration trends can represent, Verisign publishes this monthly blog post series identifying the top 10 trending .com and .net keywords registered in English during the preceding month.

September 2017 TRENDING KEYWORDS

Here are the top 10 trending keywords registered in September 2017. Any surprises?

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Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 331.9 Million Domain Names in the Second Quarter of 2017

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the internet grew by approximately 1.3 million domain names in the second quarter of 2017, and closed with a base of 331.9 million domain names across all top-level domains (TLDs).1,2 This is a 2.1 percent increase, year over year. 1,2

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in August

With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends.

Keeping in the spirit of the zeitgeist that .com and .net domain name registration trends can represent, Verisign publishes this monthly blog post series identifying the top 10 trending .com and .net keywords registered in English during the preceding month.

August 2017 TRENDING KEYWORDS

Here are the top 10 trending keywords registered in August 2017. Any surprises?

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