The list of the top ten most visited websites in the world has remained virtually unchanged for quite a while now. This is due in part to the brilliant business plans employed by the execs in charge of these websites. The ability to anticipate future changes in the industry and react to them has been critical in keeping these websites on top. Here is a list of the top ten most visited websites in the world.
Number ten on the top 10 list is Twitter. This social networking and micro-blogging website has literally helped to change the world we live in today. Thousands of protesters participating in the recent uprisings in Egypt and Libya gathered together in part by using Twitter. We have only scratched the surface of this powerful communication tool and the best is yet to come.
Number nine on the top 10 list is QQ, also known as Tencent QQ. This site is based in Mainland China and provides IM service, as well as mail and a search engine. You can also do shopping and there is a dating site as well. Currently, they count their total users at over six hundred million. QQ is a social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.
Number eight on the top 10 list is live.com This is a website operated by Microsoft, providing their services and products. Their popular Hotmail service, as well as instant messaging can be found on this site.
Number seven on the top 10 list is Wikipedia. This is a free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software. (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License), it is offered in many different languages. Started in 2001, the site can be rewritten and edited by the users. A user can add content to any entry he wants, or start a new entry.
Number six on the top 10 list is baidu.com: The leading Chinese language search engine, provides â€œsimple and reliableâ€ 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. Apart from being the most popular Chinese language search engine, the site also provides over 50 other services,
Number five on the top 10 list is blogger.com. This is a free blogging website that allows you to write about anything and share your content with others for free. You can also add video and photos to the blogs that you post. It was started in 1999, it is owned by Google.
Number four on the top ten list is Yahoo. It stands for Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle. This site provides just about every service you can think of and shows no sign of slowing down, a major internet portal and service provider offering search results, customizable content, chatrooms, free e-mail, clubs, and pager.
Number three on the top ten list is YouTube. This is the most popular site specifically designed for sharing videos. It was purchased by Google for over $1 billion. YouTube is a way to get your videos to the people who matter to you. Upload, tag and share your videos worldwide!
Number two on the top ten list is Facebook. The wildly popular social networking site was started by Mark Zuckerberg in his college dorm room at Harvard in 2004. Since then, it has grown to serve over six hundred million users worldwide. The service allows you to send messages, as well as share pictures and videos. Just like Twitter, Facebook has helped to assemble and organize people involved in protests and demonstrations all over the world. There is no limit to the popularity of this site.
Number one on the top ten list is Google. This site provides many features, the most famous being its search engine. They also offer Gmail, their popular email service. Google also owns YouTube and Blogger, so they control three of the most popular sites in the world. It enables users to search the worldâ€™s information, including webpages, images, and videos. Offers unique features and search technology.