Unlike some categories of world record, Internet records tend to be fleeting. You could be the toast of the World Wide Web one day and be virtually forgotten the next. Take the quiz now to learn about current world records in the Internet.
Symbolics.com was registered on March 15, 1985, making it the oldest domain name out there. And it's still chugging away -- although it clearly hasn't been redesigned since 1985.
Mosaic, which was released in 1993, was the first browser with a graphical interface. It caused a real explosion in the popularity of the Internet, but it was soon overtaken by Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer.
The mighty Google is No. 1, of course. As of June 2009, Alexa.com says that about 32 percent of Internet users land there every day.
Facebook continues its meteoric rise -- some contend that it could pass Google by early 2010.
It's the "Evolution of Dance" video, which has been viewed more than 121 million times. So is that guy now trapped into performing that dance for the rest of his life?
Ah, yes -- it's the good ol' US of A. About 28 percent of all spam originated here in the third quarter of 2007. Don't you feel proud?
In 2007, Sweden created a virtual copy of its embassy on the online game Second Life. It's a replica of the Swedish embassy in Washington, D.C., and visitors can "fly" around the building, checking out exhibits and attending lectures. No virtual visas, though.
Collins had been playing online at galabingo.co.uk for five days when she finally won €162,701 ($283,099).
In 2007, a full 99 percent of all digital music files in China were pirated. The country of 1.3 billion spent only $76 million on legal downloads that year.
Britney wins. Of course, the stats were for 2007, her personal "annus horribilis," so things have probably changed since she's been lying (relatively) low. Maybe it's someone more respectable now -- Barack Obama, maybe. … Naaah.