its working, in 1995, in order to create a way of filing and
surfing in net, which would get better by the participation
of the users. In September of 1999, alexa provided the first
toolbar (alexa toolbar 1.0). In 1998 and 1999, the alexa’s
toolbar was embodied in the browsers netscape and internet explorer
while it had overcome the 3 millions downloads. In 1999, alexa
was bought out by amazon.com. In 2000, the new toolbar of alexa
(alexa toolbar 5.0) overcame the 7 millions downloads. In 2002,
alexa cooperated with google and this cooperation still goes
As it happens in any successful idea, alexa has been accused
a lot. It has been accused as a spyware programme and this
is how some antispyware programmes face it. But alexa cannot
downloaded by mistake and always is needed the user’s
understanding and approval.
From the other hand, except for its many and useful services,
alexa is today the most reliable way to see the number of visitors
in a website. And it gives us an important sample, although
the problems and difficulties that has to face such a venture.
is not any other service that can give us at least a clue of
how popular a site is.
See the best Greek websites according alexa in a very good
application of the korinthorama.gr
support the idea of the internet being free for everyone
and at high speed. The cost can thus be covered by the
countries and companies active within its trading sector.