Monthly Archives: February 2013
Posted by pankaj
Google is not the biggest website in the world.
It’s No. 2.
Do you know who’s No. 1?
Hint: It’s another American company.
By the way, guess how many of the top 20 websites in the world are Chinese.
1? 5? 10?
Thanks to ComScore, which provided us data on the top most popular Web domains in the world.
20. Amazon.com – 163 Million Unique Visitors
What it is: The ultimate online shopping destination for electronics, apparel, sporting goods, and even food.
How it got so big: When Amazon first launched, it was nothing more than a few people packing and shipping boxes of books. But it has since grown to shipping everything from trumpets to the Kindle Fire.
19. Sina.com.cn – 169 Million Unique Visitors
What it is: Chinese mobile portal for media and user-generated content.
How it got so big: In the early 2000s, Sina was known as the “Yahoo of China.” Sina launched microblogging service Weibo in 2009, and has grown to more than 400 million users.