Alexa, the only website in the world that is considered as a “standard” for checking worldwide ranking of different websites just swapped the ranking of some of the most visited websites in the world. Check it out….
Facebook and Youtube:
According to recent update by Alexa, Facebook is now the world’s third (#3) most visited website. Earlier it was youtube which is on fourth (#4) position now. Obviously facebook is the most visited and most popular social networking site worldwide and the main reason behind this is the availability of Facebook in 65 different languages. Check the graph below which shows the recent traffic trend of Facebook.
Google and Yahoo:
No doubt the google still continues with it’s number one (#1) position, Yahoo lags google with a number two (#2) ranking.
Other Social Networking sites:
- Myspace:Myspace, one of the oldest social networking site is 11th most visited website worldwide.
- Twitter:Twitter, which is a social networking and microblogging site is gaining it’s popularity rapidly. It’s currently 14th most visited/popular site.
- Orkut:India’s most popular social networking site is not that much popular worldwide, it’s on 128th position.
Other Popluar Sites:
- Blogger: #7
- Rapid Share: #16
- WordPress.com: #19
- Bing: #21
- eBay: #22
- Flickr: #33
- Orkut.co.in: #59
- Mozilla.com: #91
NOTE: This rank is last updated on 30th August 2009 (2:00 a.m) , to check the recent top 500 websites of the world check out this page(alexa).
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