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 16Best.net 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.)