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When it comes to world’s most visited websites or the popular sites on the web, there are so many of them but some just stand out than others.

Do you know how big the Internet is? Do you know how many websites are there on the Net?

The Internet is growing at lightning speed with quite unquantifiable amount of information.

Millions of bytes are added all over the world every seconds.

Top 20 world’s most visited websites

Everyday new websites come live while some websites die due to many reasons. Below is the list of the world’s most visited websites for the month of October – November according to Alexa Ranking.

#1). Google.com

Google.comThat Google.com is the world most visited website is not a news considering the popularity of the website across the globe.

Google.com is the #1 destination on the Internet for so many reasons. The website is primarily used for searching the world’s information, including webpages, images, videos and more.

Google has many special features to people you find exactly what they are looking for on the Web. The website also makes it easy for people to find other services that Google offers.

Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Calendar, Play Store and other services offered by Google can now be easily navigated from Google.com


#2). Facebook.com

Facebook.comFacebook is a social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos.

Founded in 2004, Facebook has grown over the years as an online social networking.

As June 2014, Facebook has over 1.32 billion monthly active users and it is available in 70 languages.

Facebook has maintained its number one position as the world’s most popular social networking since it became users’ favourite across the globe.


#3). Youtube.com

Youtube.comYouTube is a video-sharing website created by three former PayPal employees in 2005 and has been owned by Google since late 2006.

Most of the content on YouTube has been uploaded by individuals, but popular media corporations including CBS, the BBC, Vevo, Hulu, and other organisations are now offering some of their material via YouTube, as part of the YouTube partnership program.

YouTube is the number one destination for short and long video clips. People are also using the platform to stream such contents as full movies or documentaries.

It is the most popular way to get your videos to the people who matter to you.


#4). Yahoo.com

Yahoo.comFounded in 1994, Yahoo! is an American multinational Internet corporation globally known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo Search, and related services, including Yahoo Directory, Yahoo Mail and Yahoo News.

Other services offers by Yahoo! include Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Groups, Yahoo Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports and its social media website.

Yahoo! is one of the early major internet portal and service provider.


#5). Baidu.com

Baidu.comBaidu is the leading Chinese language search engine that claims to offer simple and reliable search experience.

Strong in Chinese language and multi-media content including MP3 music and movies, Baidu was the first to offer WAP and PDA-based mobile search in China.

Though little known outside in Western world, Baidu is the Chinese’s main search engine and it’s very popular in Asian and Indian subcontinent.
 


#6). Wikipedia.org

Wikipedia.orgWikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation and based on an openly editable model. It has over 23,143,263 registered users as at November 2014.

Wikipedia is a free and open encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software. Wikipedia’s articles provide links designed to guide the user to related pages with additional information.

It’s the #1 source of information online with over 4,648,942 content articles and 34,256,935 pages in total as at November 2014.


#7). Amazon.com

Amazon.comAmazon.com seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavours to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.

The website has numerous personalisation features and services including one-click buying, extensive customer and editorial product reviews.

The ecommerce website also offers gift registries, gift certificates, wish lists, restaurant and movie listings, travel, and photo processing.


#8). Taobao.com

Taobao.comLaunched in May 2003, Taobao Marketplace is the online shopping destination of choice for Chinese consumers looking for wide selection, value and convenience.

Shoppers choose from a wide range of products and services on Taobao Marketplace, which features hundreds of millions of product and service listings.

Taobao Marketplace was China’s largest online shopping destination in terms of gross merchandise volume in 2013, according to iResearch. Taobao Marketplace is a business within Alibaba.


#9). Twitter.com

Twitter.comCreated in 2006, Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.

The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with more than 100 million users who in 2012 posted 340 million tweets per day.

Twitter enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”. As of July 2014, Twitter has more than 500 million users, out of which more than 271 million are active users.


#10). Qq.com

Qq.comTencent QQ, popularly known as QQ, is an instant messaging software service developed by Chinese company Tencent Holdings Limited.

QQ also offers a variety of services, including online social games, music, shopping, microblogging, and group and voice chat.

As of August 2014, there are 829 million active QQ accounts, with a peak of 176.4 million simultaneous online QQ users.
 


#11). Google.co.in

Google.co.inGoogle.co.in is the Indian version of the popular Google search engine.

The website is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web in Indian subcontinent.

Google.co.in receives about 18,411,894 unique visitors and 248,560,568 (13.50 per visitor) page views per day.

Users can search the whole web or only webpages from India. Interfaces offered in English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi and Tamil.


#12). Live.com

Live.comLive.com is a free, personal email service from Microsoft that’s now known as Outlook.com.

The website helps users to keep their inbox clutter-free with powerful organisational tools.

Live.com offers other services such as Windows Mail, Windows Photo Gallery, SkyDrive, Search Engine, Chat, Games, Office Live and many others.
 


#13). Linkedin.com

LinkedIn.comFounded in 2002 and launched in 2003, Linkedin.com is a business-oriented social networking service. It is mainly used for professional networking.

With users in more than 200 countries and territories, LinkedIn.com is a social networking tool to find connections to recommended job candidates, industry experts and business partners.

The website allows registered users to maintain a list of contact details of people they know and trust in business.
 


#14). Sina.com.cn

Sina.com.cnSina.com.cn is the largest Chinese-language web portal run by Sina Corporation, which was founded in 1999.

The website is a Chinese online media company for Chinese communities in China and around the world.

Sina operates four major business lines: Sina Weibo, Sina Mobile, Sina Online, and Sina.net. Sina has over 100 million registered users worldwide.
 


#15). Tmall.com

Tmall.comLaunched in 2008, Tmall.com is dedicated to providing a premium shopping experience for increasingly sophisticated Chinese consumers in search of top-quality branded merchandise. It is a business within Alibaba Group.

A large number of international and Chinese brands and retailers have established storefronts on Tmall.com.

According to iResearch, Tmall.com was the largest brands and retail platform in China in terms of gross merchandise volume in 2013.


#16). Weibo.com

Weibo.comLaunched in 2011, Sina Weibo is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website. Akin to a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook, it is one of the most popular sites in China, in use by well over 30% of Internet users, with a market penetration similar to the United States’ Twitter.

The old website, t.sina.com.cn, was launched by SINA Corporation on in 2009 and moved to the new website Weibo.com in 2011 and has 500 million registered users.

About 100 million messages are posted each day on Sina Weibo.


#17). Blogspot.com

Blogspot.comCommonly refer to as Blogger, Blogspot.com is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries.

Bought by Google in 2003, the platform is popular amongst bloggers across the global.

Generally, the blogs are hosted by Google at a subdomain of blogspot.com. A user can have up to 100 blogs per account.
 


#18). Yahoo.co.jp

Yahoo.co.jpJapanese version of the popular Yahoo! which offers Web portal, search engine Yahoo Search, and related services, including Yahoo Directory, Yahoo Mail and Yahoo News.

Other services offers by Yahoo! include Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Groups, Yahoo Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports and its social media website.
 


#19). Hao123.com

Weibo.comHao123 is a website directory with the best and most popular US websites regarding news, SNS, music, game, video and others.

The website claimed to provide an easy and convenient access to Internet services without having to search, type in or remember websites.

Hao123 is an online listings portal by Baidu.
 


#20). Yandex.ru

Yandex.ruYandex is a Russian Internet company which operates the largest search engine in Russia with about 60% market share in that country.

Yandex ranked as the 4th largest search engine worldwide, based on information from Comscore.com.

The company also offers a number of Internet-based services and products such as Yandex Search, Yandex Direct, Yandex Mail, Yandex Fotki, Yandex Browser, Yandex Maps, Yandex News, Yandex Music, Yandex Video, Yandex Money, Yandex Catalog, Yandex Taxi etc.

 

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