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2012's Top 17 Websites of the World

By SiliconIndia  |   Monday, 13 August 2012, 06:03 Hrs   |    5 Comments
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Bangalore: Can you live a single day without checking your favorite website? Well, rest of the world can’t!



It takes a lot for a website to become a favorite destination of millions who surf the web. Alexa, the web data company released its latest list of most popular websites, a ranking based on several criteria, including the number of visitors to the website and its global reach. From the entire list, here we compile the 17 top websites in the world 2012.



#17 MSN



Website: www.msn.com



Global rank: 17
Last year's rank: 9
Global reach: 5.882%
Global page views: 0.1278%
Sites linking in to MSN: 418,039  



MSN.com, once a simple online service for Windows 95 has now become the 17th most visited website in the world. The portal is mainly visited for shopping, news, money, e-mail, search, chat and more. The site has been online for more than 17 years. According to Alexa, about 28% of visitors to it come from the US.



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Reader's comments(5)
1: Even if we want check our internet connection we use Google as a test page so obviously it should be in the first page..!!!
Posted by:Sridhar - 29 Aug, 2012
2: Surprised to see big diff between facebook and twitter!
Posted by:Mantra - 13 Aug, 2012
3:
Only big shots use Twitter, rest all use FB.
nirjhar pal Replied to: Mantra - 01 Sep, 2012
4:
That means that i'm a big shot too.
WTF Replied to: nirjhar pal - 16 Dec, 2012
5:
No yur not.
Callimba Replied to: WTF - 16 Dec, 2012
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