Here is the list of the top 10 websites in the world which were most visited by traffic. These stats are taken from Alexa, which is the most reliable source in terms of traffic stats.
amazon.com was founded by American Internet entrepreneur Jeff Bezos in 1994. Jeff Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S and his estimated net-worth is around US$28.9 billion (2013). amazon.com is the 10th most visited website in the world by traffic, but it is the 5th best in America.
Website : www.amazon.com
live.com was a search based engine from Microsoft, but they shut that down and now its just an email login screen for a Microsoft account. bing.com has replaced live.com in terms of searching the internet.
Website : www.live.com
taobao.com is online Chinese shopping website and is currently the 3rd most visited website in China. taobao.com gained tremendous in Taiwan, but the Taiwanese customers are discontented as the website labels Taiwan as a province of China. This is a big controversy as customers can select “Taiwan province” but it comes under “domestic territory”.
Website : www.taobao.com
qq.com is the seventh most visited website in the world by traffic and is the second bets in China.
Website : www.qq.com
wikipedia.org is woned by the Wikimedia Foundation and was created by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. Wikipedia is nothing buy an “Internet encyclopedia”, in which common people can add, modify, or delete the content of an page or an article.
Website : www.wikipedia.org
baidu.com was founded on 1st January 2000 by Robin Li and Eric Xu. baidu.com is a Chinese version of google and is ranked number five on this list of “top 10 websites in the world most visited by traffic” and is ranked number one website in China.
Website : www.baidu.com
Before the google revolution, everybody either used hotmail or yahoomail. yahoo.com was also famous for its search engine and games. The yahoo chat rooms were one of the hottest properties in the internet, but now the yahoo chat rooms are full of bots and the visitors are decreased.
Yahoo was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994. Ever since Marissa Mayer took over yahoo as the CEO, they company has improved a lot from my personal experience.
Website : www.yahoo.com
Youtube was founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim on Valentines Day (February 14, 2005). Youtube.com is current owned by Google and the company is based in San Bruno, California.On 1st of April 2008, youtube played it’s first “April Fool’s” prank, when it redirected all their videos on the main page to Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” music video. Ever since then , youtube has been pulling some prank or the other on April 1st. I wonder what would be the Youtube April fools prank for the year 2014 be?
Website : www.youtube.com
Facebook is a social networking website, where people can share their emotions, pictures and day to day activity to a mass audience, so that everybody knows who you really are. People nowadays are so addicted to Facebook that they spy on their friends on daily basis and have no social life apart from Facebook. That was Facebook in a nutshell. Mark Zuckerberg, along with a few Harvard University students founded Facebook in February 2004.
Website : www.facebook.com
Google.com is the number one most visited website by traffic in the world, with United States being the number one visitors by country with 30.8%, followed by India India with 9.3%.
Website : www.google.com