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Nmap Developers Release a Picture of the Web

Soulskill posted about 4 years ago | from the pretty-pictures dept.

The Internet 125

iago-vL writes "The Nmap Project recently posted an awesome visualization of the top million site icons (favicons) on the Web, sized by relative popularity of sites. This project used the Nmap Scripting Engine, which is capable of performing discovery, vulnerability detection, and anything else you can imagine with lightning speed. We saw last month how an Nmap developer downloaded 170 million Facebook names, and this month it's a million favicons; I wonder what they'll do next?"

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What will the do next? (1)

BitZtream (692029) | about 4 years ago | (#33346058)

We saw last month how an Nmap developer downloaded 170 million Facebook names, and this month it's a million favicons; I wonder what they'll do next?

I'd be willing to guess it will continue to be useless/pointless, yet headline grabbing scans.

Re:What will the do next? (4, Funny)

InsertWittyNameHere (1438813) | about 4 years ago | (#33346146)

"We're going to Disney Land!" - NMAP Team

Re:What will the do next? (1, Funny)

spun (1352) | about 4 years ago | (#33346294)

"We're going to Disney Land!" - NMAP Team

One thing developers like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take Fyodor to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. “Oh, no,” I said, “Disneyland burned down.” He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.

Re:What will the do next? (1)

creat3d (1489345) | about 4 years ago | (#33347158)

Monkey torture!

Re:What will the do next? (1)

spun (1352) | about 4 years ago | (#33347262)

There should be a detective show called "Johnny Monkey," because every week you could have a guy say "I ain't gonna get caught by no MONKEY," but then he would, and I don't think I'd ever get tired of that.

Re:What will the do next? (1)

Jimmy King (828214) | about 4 years ago | (#33349356)

Pretty close here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancelot_Link [wikipedia.org] They showed it on Nick at Nite when I was a kid. I haven't seen it in somewhere around 20 years, so I can't tell you if it's actually any good (for what it is, obviously it's going to be pretty bad overall).

Re:What will the do next? (2, Funny)

nacturation (646836) | about 4 years ago | (#33349062)

Reminds me of the time Fyodor was over at the farm and he asked me what sex was. I said that instead of telling him what sex was, why don't I take him over to the horse pasture and show him? As we returned from the pasture, it was apparent that he had gained a valuable introduction to sex even though it did take him a few days to walk normally again.

Re:What will the do next? (1)

tomhudson (43916) | about 4 years ago | (#33346150)

Buy aother server?

Theirs is hosed.

Maybe they should run nmap on it?

Re:What will the do next? (2, Funny)

jeffmeden (135043) | about 4 years ago | (#33346194)

Sorry, my bad. I clicked the link to the 450MB source image they conveniently provided. Hmm maybe I should go with the scaled down version... only 123MB!

It's not like any other slashdotters are going to want those files. What could possibly go wrong?

Re:What will the do next? (1)

Peach Rings (1782482) | about 4 years ago | (#33346248)

>:3 [bamsoftware.com]

proof (1)

rainmouse (1784278) | about 4 years ago | (#33346070)

Visual proof that there is not enough porn on the internet.

Re:proof (2, Informative)

IICV (652597) | about 4 years ago | (#33346292)

What are you talking about? Several of those sites are porn sites.

Re:proof (1)

fearanddread (836731) | about 4 years ago | (#33346326)

youporn is breaking into the big time.

Re:proof (2, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346976)

I love how LiveJasmine is one of the highest on the list... Who actually goes there, versus how many people end up there after getting redirected....

Re:proof (1)

Tuan121 (1715852) | about 4 years ago | (#33349322)

I love how LiveJasmine is one of the highest on the list... Who actually goes there, versus how many people end up there after getting redirected....

Agreed! I wasn't actually surprised to see them that high because I can personally attest to the insane number of times I have been redirected there.

Hey, I just happen to search for information on the Sweet 16 basketball tournament every other night...

Re:proof (1)

simonsays22 (1716730) | about 4 years ago | (#33346782)

Hogwash! If you zoom it just right and blur your eyes, an outline of Ron Jeremy "pops out" at you

Re:proof (2, Interesting)

SanityInAnarchy (655584) | about 4 years ago | (#33347410)

Maybe it's just not as concentrated? I don't think we really need a facebook of porn [github.com] when pretty much any idiot with a camera and a decent body can make their own website.

One Word ( Again): ( +1 , Informative ) (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346078)

B......o..........t.............n.............e................t..................s !

Yours In Domododevo,
Kilgore T.

Trinity (3, Informative)

by (1706743) (1706744) | about 4 years ago | (#33346086)

Plus, Trinity uses Nmap. [securityfocus.com] Who knows, maybe she used it to visualize The Matrix in her spare time?

Re:Trinity (2, Informative)

aztektum (170569) | about 4 years ago | (#33346624)

Was this a fan-film? Because as far I know, there were no sequels to The Matrix [xkcd.com] .

Re:Trinity (1)

by (1706743) (1706744) | about 4 years ago | (#33346832)

Was this a fan-film? Because as far I know, there were no sequels to The Matrix [xkcd.com] .

Yup -- I think that fan also made Star Wars I, II and III. Surprised Lucas didn't issue a cease-and-desist [slashdot.org] order after the first one...

Re:Trinity (1)

commodore64_love (1445365) | about 4 years ago | (#33348084)

I'm tired of this meme. There was nothing wrong with Matrix 2 and 3, except for being overly long (like Star Wars Return of the Sominex). The story would have worked better as a single movie.

Re:Trinity (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33348956)

I'm tired of this meme. There was nothing wrong with Matrix 2 and 3, except for being overly long (like Star Wars Return of the Sominex). The story would have worked better as a single movie.

What are you talking about? The first movie hinted at a philosophy that moved beyond the metaphor of a computer generated virtual reality feeding off human power.

If you go back and watch the first one you can write so many fantastic endings that would have been consistent... In fact I was sure I had it figured out before the first movie's credits had rolled - that the matrix itself had been created as an incomplete structure that required the human element for continued viability, but also was instructed to preserve the genetics in the most certain manner possible through $GALACTIC_HORROR (ie: blissfully unaware).

The Neo's of that world were ultimately symbolic of the philosophers in ours, waking up at various points throughout history to supply the needed recalibration of the symbol sets through which the sleepers' perspectives remain relative and largely immediate despite a horrifying, larger than anything man-made reality that does appears deaf & dumb to life itself.

In short, I thought it was a generation ship novella come to life on the big screen. I was excited for the first sequel, and it turned out to be the second fastest walk-out on my resume (Titanic being the first, LOTR II & III being the third and fourth).

This would have explained every aspect of the Matrix's construction. The second two movies were supposed to be about the relationship between humanity and a reality that only appears continuous from the perspective of a human that is still in possession of the spark of life - and the value judgments that separate inherent from utility approaches to decisions governing the continuation of the species.

It was plain as day. Anyhow, the second two movies had no philosophical depth.

Better link. (1)

antdude (79039) | about 4 years ago | (#33346964)

http://nmap.org/movies.html [nmap.org] for the collection of movies including Trinity's scene. :)

Re:Trinity (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33349512)

Nmap had a summer of code suggestion some years ago to actually make a network map. Did they ever implement this in nmap?

Gravatar? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346106)

Seriously, never heard of them before today.

Re:Gravatar? (2, Informative)

Monchanger (637670) | about 4 years ago | (#33349000)

Gravatar? Seriously, never heard of them before today.

I presume its' there in no small part due to Wordpress' use. "Popular website" includes services. Note the high ranking for "double click", of which the average user has never heard and never visited intentionally.

PS- Pointing out your ignorance is pointless.

Adult web (1)

baresi (950718) | about 4 years ago | (#33346122)

Top million site icons? can't be right if all are not pron favicons...

Re:Adult web (2, Interesting)

digmshiphter (881821) | about 4 years ago | (#33347216)

Actually, a significant number of the little favicons around the edges are naked boobs.

slashdotted? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346158)

"Firefox can't find the server at www.nmap.org."
Maybe nmap can find it.

*sigh* (1)

Deathnerd (1734374) | about 4 years ago | (#33346170)

Does anyone else find it even a little sad that MyWebSearch is ranked #73? Such an easy spyware to get rid of, yet people use it as a "legitimate search" toolbar. *sigh* If only I could find a way to make money off other people's stupidity...

Re:*sigh* (5, Insightful)

SmlFreshwaterBuffalo (608664) | about 4 years ago | (#33346200)

If only I could find a way to make money off other people's stupidity...

Go into politics.

Re:*sigh* (3, Insightful)

Kozar_The_Malignant (738483) | about 4 years ago | (#33346210)

*sigh* If only I could find a way to make money off other people's stupidity...

Start a religion? I'm too honest, personally, but it's worked for others.

Re:*sigh* (4, Insightful)

internic (453511) | about 4 years ago | (#33346890)

Start a religion? I'm too honest, personally, but it's worked for others.

OTOH, sometimes it doesn't work out so well [wikipedia.org] .

Re:*sigh* (4, Funny)

swb (14022) | about 4 years ago | (#33346306)

I do, it's called "consulting".

Re:*sigh* (1)

Bob Cat - NYMPHS (313647) | about 4 years ago | (#33346628)

Looks like the MyWebSearch people found a way.

Fyodor (1)

xtracto (837672) | about 4 years ago | (#33346188)

IIRC the most important "Nmap developer" frequents slashdot quite a lot [slashdot.org] .

Funny that there is no mention of him in the summary.

Something's missing... (1)

Nrrqshrr (1879148) | about 4 years ago | (#33346192)

Where is the /. icon? Or are we just an overlooked minority? :(

Re:Something's missing... (3, Informative)

ZERO1ZERO (948669) | about 4 years ago | (#33346218)

Online lookup : The icon is at (28.880, 2.373) and is 208 × 208 pixels.

http://nmap.org/favicon/?q=slashdot.org [nmap.org]

Re:Something's missing... (1)

thermopile (571680) | about 4 years ago | (#33348712)

From the zoomed-out scale, and for non-techies: The lower right corner, just a little lower and further to the right than the Twitter icon.

Re:Something's missing... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33349448)

Non-techies read slashdot? I am shocked!

AC because I forgot my password and my ISP's helpdesk won't give me a new one...

Re:Something's missing... (1)

turtleAJ (910000) | about 4 years ago | (#33348910)

That page is nice.
Thanks!
I placed in my website's address, and to my amazement, there we are!!

The smallest of the possible favicons, yet there we are!
FTW!
I really, really feel proud of this.
We're part of Alexa's top 1,000,000 sites! =D

Much thanks to the NMAP team for this image!

Re:Something's missing... (1)

Wintermute__ (22920) | about 4 years ago | (#33346816)

It can just be made out at the fully zoomed-out size. Below and to the right of Twitter, there is an orange and yellow icon. Directly to the right of that is a red square with a white intersection symbol ( an upside-down U or stylized lowercase n). Right underneath that is slashdot (below and a few pixels to the right).

I wonder what they'll do next? (1)

lehphyro (1465921) | about 4 years ago | (#33346244)

Make their website handle slashdotting properly?

Re:I wonder what they'll do next? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346318)

They already do - they were slashdotted at lighning speed

Alexa? (4, Informative)

societyofrobots (1396043) | about 4 years ago | (#33346250)

just an FYI: Its based on data from Alexa. Despite what Alexa claims, I find the results to be off by an order of magnitude from true traffic.

Re:Alexa? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346574)

That's funny. Is Alexa overstating/understating *all* traffic by an order of magnitude? Or is it some balance between over/understating such that total traffic remains the same? Or do you mean some of the *major* results are off by ~10x?

Re:Alexa? (1)

ventmonkey (1578351) | about 4 years ago | (#33346690)

I agree....Alexa only has access to a Tinny sample of users who install their toolbar. My site made the top million list!! After all this time of struggling with a start-up....I finally made it to a 1x1 pixel icon on a poster. Success!

Re:Alexa? (5, Interesting)

A beautiful mind (821714) | about 4 years ago | (#33346730)

I find that to be the case aswell. It's pretty funny how many people take Alexa seriously though. I had a journalist call me a liar based on Alexa's numbers, when I quoted a unique visitors / month number for a website that was based on both Google Analytics and independently audited logging.

Re:Alexa? (1)

SheeEttin (899897) | about 4 years ago | (#33347112)

Alexa's data is derived from those who have installed the Alexa toolbar. Thus, you only see a subset (and a biased one at that) of all traffic.

What to do next? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346342)

There's always the classic evil genius move; Taking over the world.

A new domain specific language is born (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346360)

... and many kittens and unicorns are now dead. Sad, really.

if only they had used perl, python, or even just made it easier to script up with bash...

Re:A new domain specific language is born (2, Informative)

iago-vL (760581) | about 4 years ago | (#33346638)

NSE isn't actually domain specific, it's the tried, tested, and fast Lua (with extensions to make it fit with the Nmap scanner). You get the speed of Nmap to find hosts/ports plus the NSE scripts backing it up to do deeper probes.

Wireshark, Snort, Nmap, and plenty of other tools use Lua for scripting, so it's a valuable language to learn. I recommend it!

Re:A new domain specific language is born (1)

insecuritiez (606865) | about 4 years ago | (#33346702)

This is Slashdot, speak in terms we will understand: Lua is used in WoW. http://www.wowwiki.com/Lua [wowwiki.com] .

coral cache link (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346364)

http://nmap.org.nyud.net/favicon/

works fine

/. Virgin (5, Funny)

by (1706743) (1706744) | about 4 years ago | (#33346368)

Incidentally, just to the right of the Slashdot icon [nmap.org] lives Virgin [nmap.org]

A little too close to home for the /. crowd, methinks...

Nmap Developers Release a Picture of the Web (1)

Quato (132194) | about 4 years ago | (#33346408)

All this data collected by Nmap isn't even a drop in the bucket compared to the ocean of data collected by Google and web advertisers.

Put your tinfoil hat back on and go watch Hackers.

Scope. (3, Interesting)

Securityemo (1407943) | about 4 years ago | (#33346426)

I was really struck by this image, actually. It gives you a visual feel for how vast the net is, with all the favicons stretching back into space until they're just indistinguishable dots. And for those who complain about uselessness, download it and give it a go yourself! To get ranges, just use whois or a http://www.iana.org/numbers/ [iana.org] search on a relevant ip/hostname, and to map routing paths use the zenmap frontend - the radial visualization is great, but a bit slow for large numbers. You can also use the -oX option to output a scan in XML, and import it into zenmap later; zenmap also aggregates scans for you. The script scan engine is also geared towards penetration testing/exploitation, of course, but you can ignore "offensive" parts. Just remember to read the documentation, if you want to keep a low profile.

Re:Scope. (1)

jonadab (583620) | about 4 years ago | (#33349248)

> It gives you a visual feel for how vast the net is,
> with all the favicons stretching back into space
> until they're just indistinguishable dots.

Actually, this image doesn't even scratch the surface on that, because they cut it off at a mere million sites. The top million sites may account for most of the traffic, but it's a tiny fraction of the total number of actual sites (and I mean *actual* sites, not parked domains). There are fairly popular sites (as in, thousands of *regular* readers) that don't show at all, nevermind about sites that are actually obscure. I looked up a couple dozen sites that I visit periodically, and about half of them weren't represented. *Most* websites, of course, have fewer than a hundred regular readers. Many have *no* regular readers, but many more have a small handful. Small businesses, local government agencies, local churches and not-for-profits, family sites, personal/vanity sites, ... Search for anything and go to about the fiftieth page of Google results. Searching for most things, there are *thousands* of pages of results -- but after about thirty pages (forty or fifty for competitive terms) you're unlikely to find much that shows up on this nmap image.

The net is much bigger than you realize. In fact, just the part of the net hosted in Mexico is probably larger than your conception of the whole worldwide internet.

Re:Scope. (1)

jonadab (583620) | about 4 years ago | (#33349314)

Heck, most colleges and even a lot of state university websites don't show up on that image, only the really big ones. For kicks I looked up the only accreditation agency I could think of off the top of my head, and it was sized at 8x8 pixels. Nevermind about local K-12 school districts and private schools and regional little league organizations and such. No way they'd show up.

Slashdotted already? (3, Funny)

nitsew (991812) | about 4 years ago | (#33346444)

I think the nmap.org icon just grew exponentially.

Re:Slashdotted already? (1)

Yvan256 (722131) | about 4 years ago | (#33346532)

It's worst than that Jim, it's gone recursive!

Better icons (1)

Graham J - XVI (1076671) | about 4 years ago | (#33346472)

They should update their script to read the apple-touch-icon link tag, since it points to a considerably better quality icon than favicon.

The ico format supports better resolutions (1)

roguegramma (982660) | about 4 years ago | (#33346656)

The .ico format supports better resolutions in one file, so someone could have used better images. Much better than a weird apple only tag.

Re:The ico format supports better resolutions (0, Flamebait)

Graham J - XVI (1076671) | about 4 years ago | (#33346978)

Looking at the image provided, it's pretty clear that even major sites don't use that feature of the ICO format. I bet all of them have Apple icons.

Re:The ico format supports better resolutions (2, Informative)

BitZtream (692029) | about 4 years ago | (#33347206)

Considering they only really use the 16x16 icon in the file, its really retarded to say it supports 'better' formats. If you're putting anything other than a 16x16x256 icon in your favicon.ico then you're just wasting bandwidth, all other formats will be ignored anyway.

The .ICO format is while perfectly usable, still out of date and offers no advantage over other icon formats which use more sane image qualities like real transparency.

For a favicon, 16x16x256 is as high as you're ever going to use. No sense using more colors since there are only 256 pixels to work with, you get a custom color for each pixel ANYWAY at 16x16x256.

On the flipside, with png you have support for real transparency which icons do not have, so thats a bonus, but not enough of a bonus to justify using it since ... transparency is really a little silly for something that is invariable going to sit on a white background anyway (I don't care about the random nutjobs that with ridiculous color schemes on their machines, they've clearly got no taste or understanding about designing color schemes so theres no help for them anyway)

All in all, its kind of stupid to be arguing over which is 'better' for this particular case since both formats FAR exceed the requirements for the job. .ico wins because thats what everyone expects and theres no compelling reason to change it.

Apple wants higher quality because they use the 'icon' in more places than just the title bar and tiny lines on a 'bookmarks menu'. It turns into a much larger home screen icon if you add the bookmark to your home screen for instance.

Re:The ico format supports better resolutions (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33348236)

transparency is really a little silly for something that is invariable going to sit on a white background anyway

... except when it sits on a grey background in a bookmarks menu/toolbar, right?

"I wonder what they'll do next?" (1)

Seraphim_72 (622457) | about 4 years ago | (#33346484)

oh ... I dunno, get slashdotted?

Re:"I wonder what they'll do next?" (1)

Tablizer (95088) | about 4 years ago | (#33347360)

That's an interesting idea: a diagram of the slashdotting effect as it unfolds. For example, a cause-link showing how a full GET queue melts the RAM, which then melts the bus, which gives the CPU nowhere to send data, and thus it melts, catching the case on fire, which melts the hard-drive casing, causing the spinning hard-drive platter to shoot out and thunk the poor sys admin in the nuts, turning him female, which results in management paying him less. Chart that, Nmap.

Missing information... (2, Interesting)

It doesn't come easy (695416) | about 4 years ago | (#33346534)

...someone needs to add a dynamic "you are here" pointer...

And the big five are: (1)

interval1066 (668936) | about 4 years ago | (#33346648)

~drum roll~

Google, Youtube, Facebook, Wikipedia, & Yahoo. No surprises.

Re:And the big five are: (2, Insightful)

shutdown -p now (807394) | about 4 years ago | (#33346992)

It seems that Yahoo and MSN are tied up (at least visually they're of the same size).

What I'm genuinely curious about is why is Microsoft website is so popular (the icon is as big as the one for Twitter)? I can understand MSN and Bing, but what are people doing browsing microsoft.com so much? I thought that maybe it's Hotmail, but no, it's got a different icon...

Re:And the big five are: (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33347212)

According the legend of the poster, Yahoo! (the Big purple "Y!" favicon, not the red one) is 8 sites and have a combined reach of 27.61%, whereas MSN's 32 sites are accounted for a combined reach of ("only") 12,97%.

Re:And the big five are: (2, Informative)

BitZtream (692029) | about 4 years ago | (#33347234)

Does msdn.microsoft.com share the same one (I'm too lazy to look) because thats pretty much the only site I visit EVERY day, looking up documentation for various things. I'm betting a lot of techies spend time on MS.com everyday for the same sort of thing.

Though, I doubt it should make that much of an impression compared to all the other non-techies out there.

Re:And the big five are: (1)

shutdown -p now (807394) | about 4 years ago | (#33347466)

Both MSDN and TechNet have different icons. So far as I can see, the "M" icon is only used for the main site - various services underneath all have their own icons.

Re:And the big five are: (1)

KarmaMB84 (743001) | about 4 years ago | (#33347322)

Microsoft actually has two of them (the M and Windows logo) and both are pretty big. Between them there's 33 websites so I'd actually assume a lot of other sites are ripping off their favicons (the M and the Windows logo).

Re:And the big five are: (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33347350)

What do you think the default homepage for Internet explore is?

Re:And the big five are: (1)

shutdown -p now (807394) | about 4 years ago | (#33347512)

Bing, which has its own icon.

Re:And the big five are: (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33347358)

It seems that Yahoo and MSN are tied up (at least visually they're of the same size).

What I'm genuinely curious about is why is Microsoft website is so popular (the icon is as big as the one for Twitter)? I can understand MSN and Bing, but what are people doing browsing microsoft.com so much? I thought that maybe it's Hotmail, but no, it's got a different icon...

Technet & MSDN?

Re:And the big five are: (1)

shutdown -p now (807394) | about 4 years ago | (#33347574)

Both have their own distinct favicons. Though maybe this tool specifically aggregates sites under the same top-level domain, and uses the same icon for all of them?

Actually, that's probably it. It would also explain why there's the Windows logo icon visible prominently (it's the favicon for title page of MS Live services), but not the (distinct) Hotmail.

Re:And the big five are: (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33348990)

Windows Help & Support? Office Help? Microsoft Update?

Re:And the big five are: (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33347026)

I'm continuously surprised that Yahoo is still around, somehow relevant, and popular.

Center (1)

cpscotti (1032676) | about 4 years ago | (#33346742)

Gotta love how "centered" and notably scaled are Xvideos and Redtube icons...
Once again the godfathers of porn show how much "Corleone" they are!

Hm (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346828)

Which site is that to the left of the Nmap icon? :)

Just an FYI.... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33346894)

To the right of the NBC favicon are some boobies, but you have to zOOm in to see :D

Total Perspective Vortex (5, Funny)

Target Practice (79470) | about 4 years ago | (#33347106)

"The company website is *down*", laments a snivelling luser on my way in through the door.

"Ah, is it, then? Excellent! I'll take care of it in my office." The luser unfortunately shadows me through the hallway, running through my RFID-secured doorway after I open it. My office is dimly lit, with one focus bulb shining on a poster behind my monitor. I sit at my terminal, browsing my e-mail while drinking my coffee.

"But the website..."

I sigh. Why do they seem most hopeful when I try to ignore them so thoroughly? I gesture to the illuminated poster hanging on my wall. It's a massive framed artwork from Nmap's team of the favicons of the web's most visited websites. Customized slightly, of course. Where our site sits at the farthest edge of the bottom left of the page, I have mounted a microscopic flag with the tiny words "You Are Here" written on it in gold.

There is silence as the luser peers at the poster. Then, I hear a small, soul-crushed whimper as he finds his grand company's place on the web, and hear him shuffle from the room, and my door softly close behind him. I grin. Sometimes, it's all too easy to crush souls on Monday mornings...

I would love a poster... (1)

supersloshy (1273442) | about 4 years ago | (#33347236)

...if so many of the favicons didn't involve tits or sex-related imagery. Seriously, zoom in and scroll around. Absolutely fapulous... :S

SVG favicons, please! (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33347342)

16x16 (or 32x32) favicons are really too ugly when zoomed in...

It really *IS* pretty useless. (1)

Jane Q. Public (1010737) | about 4 years ago | (#33347462)

The format in which it is presented is not good for much of anything except showing off usage. They could have represented the data just as easily (and more usefully) by putting them all, as 16 x 16 graphics, in a matrix ordered by frequency.

Where is... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33347506)

After "Where's Wally/Waldo?" (UK/US), NMAP presents, "Where's my Favicon?" :-)

Can they really sell this? (1)

ydrol (626558) | about 4 years ago | (#33347556)

It presumably contains a lot of copyrighted images. Maybe its under fair-use/research?

Why is amazon.com so small? (2, Insightful)

rebmemeR (1056120) | about 4 years ago | (#33347908)

The amazon icon is so small, it's hard to find. You need to zoom in. From the facebook icon look to the lower left for the white s on an orange square. Below that is a small red HT. Right below that at the right is amazon, a black a with an orange curved arrow under it.

Murdoch Must Be Dismayed (1)

GumphMaster (772693) | about 4 years ago | (#33348172)

I cannot see the logo of any traditional media outlet in that display; no CNN, News Limited anything, no BBC etc.

No Fox News? (1)

pow2clk (1040104) | about 4 years ago | (#33348422)

Not that I'm a fan, but I was surprised to see that foxnews.com wasn't even in the list, but cnn.com was. I'm sure that the popularity of websites differs from that of their cable news shows, but I wouldn't have expected it to differ that much. The CNN icon is clearly visible and Fox doesn't even show up? I can't help but think that might be a mistake.

Yandex appears twice? (1)

avgapon (1851536) | about 4 years ago | (#33348472)

I wonder why Yandex (the icon with Cyrillic 'Ya' - mirrored R as in "Toys'R'Us") appears twice. There is no differentiation between them like e.g. between Yahoo Web Hosting and Yahoo Japan.

Re:Yandex appears twice? (1)

scdeimos (632778) | about 4 years ago | (#33348552)

I noticed that too. An aggregation error? If you look at the top 70 (or so) sites at the bottom the two are listed as:

Yandex 7 sites have a combined reach of 2.65%

Yandex 2 sites have a combined reach of 2.42%

Re:Yandex appears twice? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#33349526)

If you zoom in on them closely, you'll see that the Yandex logos (a Red Cyrillic (I guess) character which looks like a backward "R") are slightly different. I think they improved their logo, but some of their popular sites are still using the old one.

What Will They Do Next? (2, Funny)

phantomcircuit (938963) | about 4 years ago | (#33349154)

What Will They Do Next? Anti-Aliasing

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