There are numerous websites in the world and every website has importance but a few websites are the most popular websites in the world. So, in this article, I would like to describe five most popular websites in the world.
Alexa lists Google as the most visited website in the world. Google is a multinational technology company that concentrates on the internet related products and services. The headquarters of the Google is in the California, USA. The services and product of Google include online advertising technologies; cloud computing, search, software, and hardware. In 1998 Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
YouTube is a video sharing website that is a second most popular website in the world. The headquarters of YouTube is in San Bruno, California. Steve Chen, Chan Hurley and Jawed Karim are the founders of the YouTube. In November 2006 Google bought the site for $1.65 billion. In these days YouTube operates as one of Google’s subsidiaries.
Facebook is social networking site based in Menlo Park, California. On February 4, 2004, the Facebook website was launched by Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook may be accessed by a large number of laptops, desktops, computers, mobile phones over the internet and mobile networks. After creating a Facebook account, users can share images, videos, articles and much more.
Baidu, Inc. is a Chinese web Services Company based in Beijing’s Haidian District. Baidu offers many services such as search engine for websites, images, and audio files. Robin Li and Eric Xu established Baidu in 2000. Alexa lists Baidu as the 4th most visited website in the world.
Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia which permits each user to edit articles. Wikipedia is the largest and most popular general reference work on the internet. A non-profit Wikimedia Foundation owned the Wikipedia. On 15 January 2001, Wikipedia was launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. Wikipedia has a lot of high-quality articles on various topics.
Google, YouTube, Facebook, Baidu, and Wikipedia are the top five most popular websites in the world.