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bwhhisc 11th September 2020 09:58 PM

Thoughts on why the Chinese like Numeric Domain names.
 
https://pop.co/blog/chinese-numeric-...-names-pinyin/

TEXT:
Why the Chinese Market is Crazy about Numeric Domain Names: Pinyin Acronyms

If you follow the domain name industry, you have likely noticed a trend in the purchase of letter only domains from new and old TLDs alike. While China has been making press this past year for their seemingly random acquisitions, the trend really started back in 2014. So why, you may ask, has China gone crazy with their purchase of LLL and LLLL domain names? Therein lies the question many domainers have. One answer is deeply rooted in the opposition of Chinese censorship.

Many young and tech savvy Chinese internet users began registering numeric domain names for a few reasons.
Numeric domains commonly stand for Mandarin Chinese Pinyin acronyms.
The usage of Pinyin acronyms can be used to bypass Chinese Internet censorship.
Short domains are always in demand and sought after alpha domains were no longer available.
Now that you now have a basic understanding of why these short numeric domains are so popular right now, let’s delve a little deeper.

MORE TO READ AT THE LINK.....

bwhhisc 11th September 2020 10:02 PM

Re: Thoughts on why the Chinese like Numeric Domain names.
 
Another fun fact

8,932,393 domain names contain only numbers, and more than 70% of them are registered in China.

emerson72 6th December 2020 10:10 AM

Re: Thoughts on why the Chinese like Numeric Domain names.
 
I've read it with a big fascination.


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