Friday, 12 September 2014

Top 10 Most Popular Websites on the Web


Popularity of websites contains number of pageviews and unique visitors per day. Alexa recently released a list of top 10 most popular websites, they are most visited websites in the world. Millions of people online at a time on these most popular websites. List of those websites are below and remember our list is according to Alexa, which is expert in website ranking.

1. Google (1st in Top 10 Most Popular Websites on the Web)


Released on: 4th of September, 1998
Founder: Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Type: Search engine
Written in: C++
Income: $12.50 billion (per year)
Employees: above 50 000
Available in: all languages
Website: Google

2. Facebook


Released on: 4th of Febuary, 2004
Founder: Mark Zuckerberg
Type: Social networking
Written in: C++, PHP
Income: $1.50 billion (per year)
Employees: 7500
Available in: 70 languages
Website: Facebook


3. YouTube


Released on: 14th of Feb, 2005
Founder: Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim
Type: Video sharing
Written in: Python, javascript
Income: -
Employees: -
Available in: all languages
Website: YouTube

4. Yahoo!


Released on: 1st of May, 1994
Founder: Jerry Yang and David Filo
Type: Search engine
Written in: -
Income: $1.36 billion (per year)
Employees: 12500
Available in: all languages
Website: Yahoo!

5. Baidu


Released on: 1st of January, 2000
Founder: Robin Li
Type: Search engine
Written in: -
Income: $1 billion (per year)
Employees: 35000
Available in: all langugaes
Website: Baidu

6. Wikipedia


Released on: 15th of January, 2001
Founder: Jimmy Wales
Type: Refrence
Written in: C++
Income: $950 million (per year)
Employees: -
Available in: 287 languages
Website: Wikipedia

7. Twitter


Released on: 21st of March, 2006
Founder: Evan Williams, Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Jack Dorsey
Type: Social media
Written in: Javascript, ruby, scala, java
Income: $650 million (per year)
Employees: 3000
Available in: all langugaes
Website: Twitter

8. Amazon


Released on: 5th of July, 1994
Founder: Jeff Bezos
Type: Commerce
Written in: Java, C++, pert
Income: $274 million (per year)
Employees: 132000
Available in: 50 languages
Website: Amazon

9. LinkedIn


Released on: 7th of August, 2007
Founder: Reid Hoffman
Type: Social networking
Written in: Java
Income: $226 million (per year)
Employees: 5400
Available in: all languages
Website: LinkedIn

10. Sina Corp




Released on: 30th of Novermber, 1998
Founder: Wang Zhidong
Type: News
Written in: C++
Income: $200 million
Employees: 6400
Available in: 25 languages
Website: Sina Corp

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