In this post i made the collection of the most popular, top 10 websites on the internet in 2014. The source of this collection is Alexa.com which ranks websites according to their traffic and inbound linking estimates.Following are the top 10 ranking websites of 2014 :-
Google is the most popular and most widely used search engine on the web. It enables users to search the world’s information, including webpages, images, and videos. Offers unique features and search technology.
A social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos. It is also the most popular social media platform with no rival to compete in near sight.
Youtube is the largest and most popular video search engine site on the net. It is a way to get your videos to the people who matter to you. Upload, tag and share your videos worldwide!
A major internet portal and service provider offering search results, customizable content, chatrooms, free e-mail, clubs, and pager.
The leading Chinese language search engine, provides “simple and reliable” search experience, strong in Chinese language and multi-media content including MP3 music and movies, the first to offer WAP and PDA-based mobile search in China.
A free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software. (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License).
Social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.
Amazon.com seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Site has numerous personalization features and services including one-click buying, extensive customer and editorial product reviews, gift registries, gift certificates, wish lists, restaurant and movie listings, travel, and photo processing.
China’s largest and most used Internet service portal owned by Tencent, Inc founded in November, 1998. Presently, Tencent is aiming its operations at the strategic goal of providing users with a “one-stop online life service”. Tencent’s Internet platforms QQ, QQ.com, QQ Games, and PaiPai.com have brought together China’s largest Internet community. Tencent’s communications and information-sharing services include QQ.com, QQ Instant Messenger, QQ Mail, and search engine SOSO. Linked up with heavily used features such as forums, chat rooms, and QQ Groups, Tencent’s Qzone has grown into China’s largest personal Internet space. These services foster group interaction and resource sharing. Virtual products such as QQ Show, QQ Pet, QQ Game, and QQ Music/Radio/Live have been successful in providing entertainment and customization options to users. Mobile phone users can take advantage of a number of value-added wireless services. Tencent’s PaiPai.com is a C2C on-line shopping platform that seamlessly integrates into Tencent’s other community platforms.As of June 30th, 2009, the number of registered QQ Instant Messenger users has reached 990.0 million. Active users numbered at 448.0 million. Peak concurrent users have reached 61.30 million. QQ Games platform counted about 6.2 million users simultaneously on-line. QQ.com has become China’s most visited Internet portal website. PaiPai.com has also become China’s second largest Internet shopping platform.
Launched in May 2003, Taobao Marketplace (www.taobao.com) is the online shopping destination of… More 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 Group.
So these were the sites that made into the top 10. A point of surprise to note is that high-profile sites like LinkedIn, WordPress and Blogspot are missing from the list.
Source :- Alexa
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