Infographic: The Web World – Who Owns Who?

Posted in Miscellaneous on 07/03/2018 by Chris Hauk


You may be surprised to learn that not everything is as it seems on the world wide web. While the internet may seem to be an entrepreneur’s playground, just a few large companies own a whole heck of a lot of the e-commerce, news,  and social networking sites on the net, as the infographic below shows.

The friendly folks over at have put together an infographic showing who owns who on the internet. As you might expect, Amazon, Google, and Facebook own quite a few websites. Other connections might surprise you. (Click the graphic for a closer look.)

Infographic: The Web World – Who Owns Who?


Chris Hauk

MacTrast Senior Editor, and self-described "magnificent bastard," Chris Hauk owns Phoenix Rising Services and writes for everyone's favorite "bad movie" website, Big Bad Drive-In.

His first Apple product was an iPod Classic 9 years ago, and he has since added a MacBook Pro, a number of iPads, iPhones, and multiple Apple TVs to his collection.

He lives somewhere in the deep Southern part of America. Yes, he has to pump in both sunshine and the Internet.