Then And Now: The Most Visited Domains Of 1996 And Today

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This week, comScore pulled data from 1996 and found the most visited domains. Most were search engines, university websites, and pornography.Some of the companies no longer exist. Others, like Yahoo!, are still around but have fallen in the rankings.

20. Then:, Now: Fox Int. Media

19. Then: Excite, Now: Comcast Corp.

18. Then: Penthousemag, Now: Craigslist

17. Then: Webcom, Now: Demand Media

16. Then: Geocities, Now: NYTimes Digital

15. Then: Teleport, Now: eBay

14. Then:, Now: VEVO

13. Then: MCom (the original site of Mozilla), Now: Wikimedia Sites

12. Then: GNN, Now: Apple Inc.

11. Then:, Now: CBS Interactive

10. Then: Well, Now: Viacom Digital

9. Then: Primenet, Now: Ask Network

8. Then: (yes, the school), Now: Glam Media

7. Then: Compuserve, Now: Turner Digital

6. Then: Prodigy, Now: Amazon

5. Then: Infoseek, Now: AOL

4. Then: Yahoo, Now: Facebook

3. Then: Netscape, Now: Microsoft Sites

2. Then:, Now: Yahoo! Sites

1. Then: AOL, Now: Google Sites

Source: ComScore

Here are the stats on the most visited domains of 1996:

Here are the most visited sites today:

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