.top adds a quarter million names in a day

by Kevin Murphy
The new gTLD .top set a new record for one-day growth, adding almost a quarter million domains on Monday. The February 16 .top zone file shows 1,343,665 domains, up 238,616 on the day, according to DI stats. That’s the majority of the 287,950-name growth the whole new gTLD universe experienced that day. I think it might also be the first example of a new gTLD growing by six figures in a day.Read the full article