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Top 10 Most Visited Websites in the World

Updated on January 16, 2012

Websites grow a lot of fame and recognization with the more traffic the website receives. Traffic is the overall number of visitors a website has had within a given time period. There are plenty of well known websites that get millions of visitors a day. There is a huge demand for search engines like Google and Bing. These two websites fight for search engine superiority, as Google is currently winning by receiving %70 percent of all users that search the internet. This makes google by far the most visited website.

1. Google

Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. It is a search engine that can search for anything on the internet. Google is also the site for other things such as, Google Voice which allows a person to text or call using there service and a Google number. Google also participates in advertising. Adsense and Adwords are Google apps that pay website creators for posting Google ads on their websites. There is also an email link for Google named, Gmail. There are many Gmail users and this

2. Facebook

Facebook is the largest social network on the Web. It was created by Mark Zuckerberg in Febuary, 2004. Facebook now has over 600 million users. The users enjoy the access of Facebook, because it allows them to connect with family and friends all over the world. Something that was only possible by telephone then. Now people can make friends, share photos, videos and more from a website.

3. YouTube

YouTube is a video sharing website that With YouTube you can post videos, search videos, and watch any video avaliable. This is also a place for video blogging where users can post their opinion about the videos they watch. YouTube has gotten very popular and now you see links for them just about everywhere you see a video online.

4. Yahoo

Yahoo is another popular search engine, similar to Google. Yet not as popular, Yahoo also offers an email service, search engine, maps, directory, videos, and advertising. Yahoo also has a news page.


Blogger is pretty much self explanitory. It's a blogging website where users can share thoughts and information with others. You can also add photos, videos, and links to your blog post.

6. Wikipedia

Wikipedia is also well reknown, as it is often necessary to look up information on several topics. Wikipedia is the Web's version of an encyclopedia. Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger launched Wikipedia in 2001. Wikipedia also allows any of its users to add or edit information on any subject.


Twitter is another social networking website, similar to Facebook. The difference with Twitter that it is more micro-blogging. Twitter was launched in July 2006, and has grown over the years. Anytime you hear someone refer to "tweeting", they are talking about posting on Twitter.

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8. Myspace

Myspace is the the third social networking website that was the most popular at one time. Myspace dropped of the radar some when Facebook was introduced, but it still gets a lot of traffic and is still one of the highly popular websites. On Myspace you can be more creative on your web page than you can be with Facebook. You also have all the capabilities of Facebook, such as posting videos, sharing photos, and posting links.

9. Windows Live

Windows Live is getting more popularity everyday. With features such as hotmail, photo gallery, live movie maker, online file storage, and a search engine, it is a unique and conveniant website to use.

10. MSN

MSN is another site that has been around for a while. It is similar to Yahoo, with email features, news links, and a search engine. MSN is not as popular as it was when it first came out. Being outdone by search engines like Google and Yahoo, it is still one of the top 10 most visited sites in the world.


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