10. MSN – 280,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
MSN is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices, provided by Microsoft and launched on August 24, 1995.
9. eBay – 285,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
eBay Inc. is an American multinational corporation and e-commerce company, providing consumer to consumer & business to consumer salesservices via Internet. It is headquartered in San Jose, California, United States. eBay was founded by Pierre Omidyar in 1995, and became a notable success story of thedot-com bubble. Today, it is a multi-billion dollar business with operations localized in over thirty countries
8. Bing – 285,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
Bing (known previously as Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is a web search engine (advertised as a “decision engine”) from Microsoft.
7. Twitter – 290,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
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 unregistered users can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS, or mobile deviceapp. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has more than 25 offices around the world
6. Wikipedia – 475,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia, written collaboratively by the people who use it. It is a special type of website designed to make collaboration easy, called a wiki. Many people are constantly improving Wikipedia, making thousands of changes per hour. All of these changes are recorded in article histories and recent changes.
5. Amazon – 500,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the United States. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys and jewelry.
The company also produces consumer electronics notably, Amazon Kindle e-book readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV and Fire Phone — and is a major provider of cloud computing services. Amazon also sells certain low-end products like USB cables under its inhouse brand AmazonBasics.
4. Yahoo – 750,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
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. According to news sources, roughly 700 million people visit Yahoo websites every month. Yahoo itself claims it attracts “more than half a billion consumers every month in more than 30 languages.
3. Facebook – 900,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
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 college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. The founders had initially limited the website’s membership to Harvard students, but later expanded it to colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and Stanford University.
It gradually added support for students at various other universities and later to high-school students. Since 2006, anyone who is at least 13 years old is allowed to become a registered user of the website, though the age requirement may be higher depending on applicable local laws. Its name comes from a colloquialism for the directory given to it by American universities students.
2. Youtube – 1,000,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
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. In November 2006, it was bought by Google for US$1.65 billion. YouTube now operates as one of Google’s subsidiaries.
The site allows users to upload, view, and share videos, and it makes use of WebM, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, and Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media video. Available content includes video clips, TV clips, music videos, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
1. Google – 1,100,000,000 – (Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors)
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies,search, cloud computing, and software. Most of its profits are derived from AdWords, an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results.