Top 20 Sites on the Web!

by Salman on October 18, 2009

Among the web-traffic analysers Adgooroo,, ComScore, Hitwise, Netcraft, and Quantcast. The post takes into account the analysis by Alexa 2009.

Ranking By Alexa; A brief Round-Up:

Alexa Internet, Inc. is a California, U.S.-based subsidiary company of and one of the authentic source reporting web’s traffic.The company’s web traffic reportingis based on the results sent to the company by the toolbar that it offers to the user’s for free. On installation the toolbar collects data on browsing behaviour which is transmitted  where it is stored and analysed.  The ranking however is some times controversial,as quite a lot many people have not installed the toolbar. However,on the addition of new features such as Demographics, Clickstream and Search Traffic stats,in 2009 Alexa have nearly achieved the stats close to real ones. Wikipedia itself references the Alexa Ranking. According to Alexa, this year’s

Top 20 sites on web are:

  1. Google

  2. Yahoo

  3. Facebook

  4. YouTube

  5. Windows Live

  6. Wikipedia

  7. Blogger

  8. Microsoft Network

  9.  Baidu incorporated on January 18, 2000, is a Chinese search engine for websites, audio files, and images.

    Baidu offers 57 search andcommunity services. Baidu was the first to offer WAP and PDA-based mobile search in China.

  10. Yahoo Japan.

  11. MySpace

  12. Google India

  13. Google Deutschland

  14. Twitter

  15. QQ.COM : Tencent QQ is  the most popular free instant messaging computer program in Mainland,China (where it was founded in 1998), and the world’s third most popular IM service. its other successful features are chat rooms,games and personal avatars(like Meebo in MSN),internet storage and internet dating service.

Some other sites Rank you might want to know!

One of the world’s largest file-hosting sites with millions of files stored on its servers Rapidshare,German owned website is 16th most visited site globally,Microsoft Corporation 17th and WordPress 19th. Where as eBay;person to person auction site is 22nd most visited site., multinational electronic commmerce company,where customers can find almost anything that they might wish to buy online,is the 27th most visted site.Flicker 33 and Hi5 38 where as Linkedin and Tagged is 62 and 104th respectively. The International movie Database, is 39th most visited site. Orkut is now down to 134th. Ask is 47thmost visited site.Blogspot is 50th and CNN 57th, About 76th. Mininova,the large searchable torrent directory is 92nd. Mozilla is 96th and Adobe 58th. Meta cafe is 127th. Skype is 281st most visited site.

You can dig into more detail on

that provides you the list of 500 top sites.

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