Right now there are more than 644 million active websites on the Internet according to Netcraft. Day by day, that amount is rapidly changing. But do you ever heard about “What are the best websites among them”, actually from all of 644,275,754 active websites?
Let’s find the best websites in Cyber Space. There are a lot of methods to measure websites. In this article, Rankings are arranged according to Alexa Internet, Inc. Before knowing about the Top 20, let’s know more about Alexa. I am sure if you are interested in web development or related fields, you might be heard about Alexa (At least the brand).
What is Alexa
Alexa Internet, Inc. is a California-based company that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amazon.com. Alexa provides traffic data, global rankings and other information on 30 million websites, and as of 2015, its website is visited by over 6.5 million people monthly.
Now time to check out the Top 20 web sites.
Search the world’s information, including webpages, images, videos and more. Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you’re looking
Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.
Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.
Facebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his Harvard College roommates and fellow students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
YouTube is a way to get your videos to the people who matter to you. Upload, tag and share your…More videos worldwide!YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States. The service was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005.
Baidu offers many services, including a Chinese language search engine for websites, audio files and images. Baidu offers 57 search and community services including Baidu Baike and a searchable, keyword-based discussion forum. Baidu was established in 2000 by Robin Li and Eric Xu. Both of the co-founders are Chinese nationals who studied and worked overseas before returning to China. In March 2015, Baidu ranked 4th overall in the Alexa Internet rankings.
The new Yahoo experience makes it easier to discover the news and information that you care about most.
Yahoo Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It is globally known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, and related services, including Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports and its social media website. It is one of the most popular sites in the United States.
Online retailer of books, movies, music and games along with electronics, toys, apparel, sports, tools, groceries and general home and garden items. Amazon is American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the United States. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, later diversifying to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys and jewellery.
A free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software.
Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation and based on a model of openly editable content.
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.
This is the Indian version Google search engine. Search the whole web or only webpages from India. Interfaces offered in English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi and Tamil.
Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”. Registered users can read and post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them.
Windows Live is a discontinued brand name for a set of web services and software products from Microsoft as part of their software plus services platform. Chief components under the brand name include web services (all of which are exposed through corresponding web apps), several computer programs that interact with the services, and specialized web services for mobile devices.
Founded by Alibaba Group on May 10, 2003, Taobao Marketplace facilitates consumer-to-consumer (C2C) retail by providing a platform for small businesses and individual entrepreneurs to open online stores that mainly cater to consumers in Chinese-speaking regions (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) and also abroad.
Sina is a Chinese online media company. Sina operates four major business lines: Sina Weibo, Sina Mobile, Sina Online, and Sina.net. Sina has over 100 million registered users worldwide.
MSN is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices, provided by Microsoft.
Yahoo! JAPAN Corporation is a Japanese internet company formed as a joint venture between the American internet company Yahoo! and the Japanese internet company SoftBank.
Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities.LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking. As of 2015, most of the site’s revenue comes from selling access to information about its users to recruiters and sales professionals.
Sina Weibo is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website. Akin to a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook, it is one of the most popular sites in China, in use by well over 30% of Internet users, with a market penetration similar to the United States’ Twitter.
This is the Japanese version Google search engine. Search the whole web or only webpages from Japan.
VK (VKontakte) is the largest European online social networking service. It is based in St. Petersburg. It is available in several languages but is especially popular among Russian-speaking users. Like other social networks, VK allows users to message each other publicly or privately, to create groups, public pages and events, share and tag images, audio and video, and to play browser-based games.
Bing helps you turn information into action, making it faster and easier to go from searching to doing.
Bing is a web search engine owned and operated by Microsoft. The service has its origins in Microsoft’s previous search engines: MSN Search, Windows Live Search and later Live Search. Bing provides a variety of search services, including web, video, image and map search products.