The domain name extension .Party has been losing thousands of domain name registrations a day over the last few weeks.
The new gTLD domain extension .party launched in February 2015.
However in May 2015, after just 5,600 domain names had been registered, Alpnames.com offered free .party domain name registrations, then offered deeply discounted .$49 registrations, taking the domain name extension close to 250,000 registrations.
However those free and deeply discounted registrations have been coming up for their first renewals, and the number of .party domain names have dropped from close to 250,000 to just over 107,000.
The extension lost almost another 5,000 domain registrations yesterday. Last week I saw some daily registration net losses in the five figures.
Here is the chart of .party from RegistrarStats.com:
In similar fashion, but with a less drastic loss, .Science which passed it’s first anniversary since launch, which also offered free domain names and then deeply discounted domain names, lost over 100,000 domain registrations in the past weeks.
Again according to RegistrarStats.com, .science which had almost 350,000 domain name registrations at its peak now has 232K registrations, however its daily loss has slowed to just 232 yesterday.
Both .party and .science are owned and operated by Famous Four Media.