Alexa’s Top 10 worldwide websites of 2012

An Introduction to Alexa:

Alexa Logo Alexa is part of Amazon company    which allows to search to search the rank of your site in Global and regional and it shows the users reputation. Alexa also offers to compare your website with your competitor’s website. Alexa is a top rated website information company since 1996.
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1 .Google is a popular Search Engine which enables the users to search Images,Videos, etc.. Google is ranked #1 in the world according to the three-month Alexa traffic rankings, and the site has been online for more than fourteen years. The site’s visitors view 11.8 unique pages each day on average. The site belongs to the “Google” category. Compared with internet averages, Google’s audience tends to be users who browse from school.
Main Website is

2) Facebook

FaceboFacebookok is a leading Social sharing network which was established in 1997 by Marc Zuckerberg. It connects all the people from world wide. Facebook is the second most popular site in the world according to the three-month Alexa traffic rankings. Search engines refer approximately 5% of visits to it. This site has been online since 1997, and the time spent in a typical visit to Facebook is roughly 25 minutes, with 52 seconds spent on each pageview. Relative to the overall population of internet users, this site’s audience tends to be users who browse from school and home. The main website’s URL is

3) YouTube is ranked #3 in the world according to the three-month Alexa traffic rankings. Roughly 21% of visitors to the site come from the US. It has a bounce rate of about 31% (i.e., 31% of visits consist of only one pageview), and YouTube has been online since 2005. The site belongs to the “Video Sharing” category. You can share your video in this site. It is the first in the list of top 10 video hosting sites of the world.
YouTube’s home URL is

4) Yahoo

Yahoo Yahoo is the famous search after Google. It has most features including web hosting and Domain Hosting. It had more features like gaming, Astrology,Live cricket, etc.. Yahoo is ranked #3 in the world according to the three-month Alexa traffic rankings. The Yahoo!’s main page URL is .

5) Baidu

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.
The Main webpage URL is

6) Wikipedia

WikipediaWikipedia was founded in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. Wikipedia is a non-profit organization and a free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software. (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License). It was owned by Jimmy Wales .It ranks 8 in US and 6 in the world. The content of the same page is available in many languages. Like if you search “Wikipedia” in Wikipedia it will be available more than 50 languages. Anyone can Edit the content  is it’s specialty.
The Main Page URL is


7) Windows Live

Windows LiveIt’s a search engine from Microsoft. There are six sites with a better three-month global Alexa traffic rank than Visitors to this site view an average of 7.1 unique pages per day. About 4% of visits to this site are referred by search engines, and is located in the US. While approximately 17% of visitors to the site come from the US, where it is ranked #10, it is also popular in Mexico, where it is ranked #5 (Source: It has a global rank of Windows Live is 7 and in US it ranked 10. The main Page URL is

8) Twitter

TwitterSocial networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.Twitter is the eighth most popular site in the world according to the three-month Alexa traffic rankings. The site’s visitors view an average of 6.2 unique pages per day. Search engines refer about 5% of visits to the site. This site is particularly highly ranked in the city of Istanbul (#5). (source:
Twitter’s main page URL is

9) QQ

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 Games, and have brought together China’s largest Internet community. Tencent’s communications and information-sharing services include, 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 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. has become China’s most visited Internet portal website. has also become China’s second largest Internet shopping platform. (source: It’s more popular than Twitter. It ranks 2 in China.
The main Page Url is

10) Amazon

Amazon is a famous shopping site like Ebay with little difference. You can be a buyer or a reseller. You can earn on Amazon through it affiliate Program.It ranks 10 in the world and 5 in US.
The main page URL is

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