A domain name hack has traditionally used ccTLD’s to form words and made it a brandable domain.
Some of the more famous hacks are bit.ly, and del.icio.us
instagram.com started out as instagr.am
But now with the new gTLD’s people are using them to form words with longer extensions to the right of the dot.
So .Land with 4 characters to the right of the dot, has become a popular hack in terms of registrations with domains like statenis.land, virginis.land, fireis.land as well as lake.land just tot name a few.
.Estate has also become the subject of a lot of “hack registrations” locking into “real.estate despite there will be a .realestate.
Some of the .estate domains hack I saw include
I saw a bunch of hacks registered using the new gTLD .Red which launched this week to form words including:
So what do you think about hacks and the new gTLD’s?