World Records: Internet
by Staff
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.

What's the oldest site on the Internet?


What was the world's first widely used Internet browser?

  • Explorer
  • Intervox
  • Mosaic

What's the most popular site on the Internet, according to

  • Google
  • Yahoo!
  • YouTube

Also according to, in mid-June 2009, what site passed YouTube and took over third place in the traffic rankings?

  • Wikipedia
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo!

What's the most-viewed YouTube video of all time?

  • Susan Boyle on "Britain's Got Talent"
  • "Evolution of Dance"
  • "Charlie bit my finger!"

What country creates more spam than any other country?

  • India
  • China
  • United States

What country opened the first virtual embassy?

  • United States
  • South Africa
  • Sweden

How much did British woman Jo Collins win in the biggest online bingo win in 2006?

  • $84,000
  • $284,000
  • $484,000

The citizens of which country do the most illegal music downloading?

  • China
  • United States
  • Japan

According to the 2009 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, who was the most-searched person on the Internet?

  • Paris Hilton
  • Britney Spears
  • Tila Tequila