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The Top Colors of the Internet

Paul Herbert has done the research and visualized the Colors Used by the Ten Most Popular Sites on the Internet. You can see the fan chart above with changing background color that reveals some of the hidden colors. The Internet is primarily blue! Paul Herbert: I was curious what colors were being used by large, popular sites, so I decided to find out. By displaying the colors used in popular sites in a variety of ways we can glean interesting conclusions about modern trends in web design.
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