From Lycos to Ask Jeeves to Facebook: Tracking the 20 most popular web sites

From Lycos to Ask Jeeves to Facebook: Tracking the 20 most popular web sites
Sixteen years ago, only Amazon (the CEO of which owns The Post) was a popular site; it was the 16th most popular site on the web according to Media Metrix (which later was absorbed into comScore). Infoseek and Hotbot were more popular than Google …
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Here are the most popular websites from every year since 1996
Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it. And The Washington Post has taken it upon itself to make sure the history of the Internet is never forgotten and hopefully never repeated, lest we all return to the days of using Ask Jeeves. In an …
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The 20 Most Popular Websites Have Changed A Lot Since 1996
The Washington Post recently analyzed the 20 most popular websites from 1996 to 2013 using comScore data from December of each year. Something to keep in mind here is that this comScore data shows the top online properties, like Google, and not …
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