Facebook’s Libra Announcement Sees Flurry of New Domain Registrations in June

Facebook’s announcement of their new Libra cryptocurrency in mid-June had a big impact on .com and .net domain name registrations with “libra” topping the top 10 trending keywords in English registered in June for both top-level domains.

“Currency” also made it into the .com top 10 while gambling-related keywords had an impact on .net keywords with “casino”, “bet” and “poker”.

For May “coupons” and “coupon” topped the .com top 10.

The top 10 trending keywords for .com and .net registered in June 2019 were:

.COM .NET
LibraLibra
SnafuCasino
PsychedelicBet
CurrencyLong
CeramicAsera
EmployerClinic
PotteryPoker
ImpactBoat
RegenerativeLondon
ManualDust

The top 10 trending keywords for .com and .net registered in May 2019 were:

.COM .NET
couponsabuse
couponapple
finestchild
biocharphone
mushroomaccount
trialboy
shroompain
podsthai
bringlend
simplicityweed