Top 10 Websites in the World 2011

Imagine a life without computers, internet and of course those innumerable websites that open up a wide plethora of information before us at a simple click! There are millions of websites on the web space that functions like a gigantic library and keep us abreast with latest knowledge and happenings. Importance of websites can be understood by this fact only that today every big or small organization has a web presence and a website of its own. The web has no space constraint and is infinite. Everyday millions of websites add up to the Internet. From those millions of websites how many you remember? Well, there are at least a few famous websites that instantly come to our mind as they prove to be of great help in accomplishing many tasks of ours. Here is a list that mentions the top ten websites in the world.

 Top 10 Websites in the World

Most Visited Websites of 2011

1. Google

Google tops the list of top ten websites in the world. It is the world’s largest and fastest web search engine that provides access to millions of web documents. Today it has become an integral part of our virtual life.

2. Facebook

Facebook is the world’s leading social networking sites with an active user base of over 845 million people in all corners of the globe. The website was commenced in the year of 2004 and soon after its inception it took the virtual space by storm.

3. Youtube

Youtube is the world’s major and leading video-sharing website. It provides its users with a facility to upload, view and share videos. It was first launched in 2005 and since then has enjoyed great popularity among users all around the world.

4. Yahoo

Yahoo is one of the leading and major search engines in the world which is also best known for its web portals, Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Answers, Yahoo! Groups, online mapping, online advertising and social media facilities.

5. Baidu

Baidu is a Chinese web service provider company that offers Chinese language search engine websites, images and audio files. It was incorporated in the year of 2000 and provides an index of over 740 million web pages, 10 million multimedia files and over 80 million images.

6. Wikipedia

Wikipedia is a free multilingual Internet encyclopedia or a gigantic Internet library. It has a wide storage of some 20 million articles all written by volunteers around the world. It offers its extensive storage of information in 283 languages of the world.

7. Live

Windows live is a combined brand name for a group of services from Microsoft. There are three ways in which Windows Live Services can be availed. Live.com is a part of Windows and is one of the most used websites in the world.

8. Blogspot

Owned and operated by Google, blogspot offers electronic web pages where anyone can come in and write in detail about anything they want. It is like a personal diary where there is no limitation of space as there is plenty of space available on internet.

9. Twitter

Twitter is an online social networking site that enables its users to express his thoughts within 140 characters. It is a micro-blogging site with an active user base of over 300 million as of 2011. It is one of the leading websites in the world.

10. QQ

QQ is the most popular free instant messaging computer program operated in mainland China. The site boasts of over 711.7 active users. It also offers many sub-features such as games, ringtones, downloads and blogs.

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