Top 10 Most Popular Websites in 2020 – Complete Analysis

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There are over 1.5 Billion Websites on the Internet, and as of April 2020, there about 4.5 Billion Active Internet Users worldwide, in fact, it is 59 % of the world’s population. So finding and building a list of Top 10 Most Popular Websites is not an easy task.

Alexa publishes a list of top websites every year and this year we made some small changes following Alexa’s list of top websites and made a list of the Most Popular Websites based on their Overall Usage, Audience Retention, Total Search and Popularity.

10 Most Popular Websites in 2020

Google

In the age of internet people will not be able to endure without a single moment without Google. People are familiar with Google wherever the internet is used. Many of us think that Google is just a website, actually, Google is not just a website, its complete Search Engine. Google is the most famous and most used search engine of all the search engines on the Internet. Google’s advanced technology sets Google apart from other search engines and makes user-friendly.

Did you know that out of all the searches per second on the Internet, 63000 searches are done only on Google. Based on this, it can be said that, 3,780,000 searches are done on Google every minute, and in one year we do more than 2 Trillion searches on Google. In other words, every year Google delivers a huge number of people to the right place on the Internet. As in previous years, Google tops the list of the most popular websites on the Internet.

The time was September 1998, when Google was established in California. Google has been providing services continuously for almost 22 years. Initially, Google was only a search engine, but now Google provides us with various services. Google currently provides us with a total of 117 services including tools apps and websites and web tools and most of them we use every day.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
www.google.com
Global Rank: 1
Alexa Rank: 1
Total Visits: 81.52B
Increased: 1.01%
Direct: 94.44%
Referrals: 1.70%
Search: 0.65%
App Rating: 4.4
Downloads: 5,000,000,000+
App Size: 56.88 MB
Android Google
IOS Google

YouTube

YouTube was launched on February 14, 2005. Three Paypal Employees named Steve Chen, Jawed Karim and Chad Hurley, set up YouTube. At the time, YouTube was only created as a video sharing platform, where people could upload and watch videos. 9 days after launch, the first official video was uploaded to YouTube on April 23rd. There are currently 2 billion active users on YouTube, and over 79% of Internet users have their own YouTube channel.

All over the world, you can navigate YouTube in 80 different languages, which are actually 95% of the total internet users. Today more than 300 minutes of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, and more than 30 million users use YouTube every day. More than 5 million videos are watched on YouTube every day. This amount makes YouTube the second most used website among all websites.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
youtube.com
Global Rank: 2
Alexa Rank: 2
Total Visits: 33.39 B
Increased: 6.50%
Direct: 73.50%
Referrals: 1.70%
Search: 20.17%
App Rating: 4.1
Downloads: 5,000,000,000+
App Size: 23.23
Android YouTube
IOS YouTube

Facebook

Facebook is the most popular website and the leading social media platform worldwide. Facebook is an online social network in America, located in Menlo Park, California. Mark Zuckerberg launched the social network on February 4, 2004, with his college roommates and Harvard University students Eduardo Savarin, Andrew McCallum, Dustin Moskowitz, and Chris Hughes.

Worldwide 2.37 billion people use Facebook every month. In January 2020, an average of 1.6 billion active Facebook account was recorded per day. Altogether, Facebook is still one of the most popular social network in the world and we all use Facebook at least once a day, which makes it one of the most popular websites, just like YouTube and Amazon.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
www.facebook.com
Global Rank: 3
Alexa Rank: 4
Total Visits: 26.37B
Increased: 2.41%
Direct: 81.67%
Referrals: 2.85%
Search: 10.60%
App Rating: 4.3
Downloads: 5,000,000,000+
App Size: 54.43
Android Facebook
IOS Facebook

Wikipedia

Almost everyone knows about Wikipedia and lots of people use Wikipedia every day. Wikipedia.org is an online encyclopedia, where you can find all kinds of information from around the world. On January 15, 2001, Jimmy Wells & Lady Singer registered a domain and permanently established an encyclopedia called Wikipedia.

Wikipedia has more than 15 billion page views per month, which means more than 500 million page views per day. Wikipedia currently has about 52 million articles in 309 languages. Students use the Internet for study and Wikipedia is one of the most used study websites on the Internet. Most people use Wikipedia, especially for basic research and to find answers to basic questions.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
wikipedia.org
Global Rank: 7
Alexa Rank: 12
Total Visits: 5.78B
Increased: 9.57%

Direct: 10.52%
Referrals: 1.36%
Search: 86.88%
App Rating: 4.6
Downloads: 50,000,000+
App Size: 4.5 MB
Android Wikipedia
IOS Wikipedia

Twitter

Twitter is a Microblogging and Social Networking site in the United States where Twitter users post their messages, which are known as tweets. A feature of Twitter is that only registered users can like, post and retweets, and unregistered users can only read posts. Users can use web browsers or official applications to access Twitter.

Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams and Noah Glass first created Twitter in March 2006, 3 months later Twitter was officially launched in July of that year. Twitter has been on the internet for a long time and has gained are special place among the public, especially for celebrities and politicians Twitter has become their first choice.

Twitter currently has about 313 million users of which 40% or more than 145 million users use Twitter on a daily basis. Instagram and Snapchat are particularly popular among young users, but a report found that about 63 percent of Twitter users worldwide are between the ages of 35 and 65.

About 66% of Twitter users are male and about 34% of users are female. This means that mature users on Twitter are much higher than other platforms.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
twitter.com
Global Rank: 4
Alexa Rank: 32
Total Visits: 5.40B
Increased: 1.86%

Direct: 73.01%
Referrals: 5.85%
Search: 86.88%
App Rating: 4.5
Downloads: 500,000,000+
App Size: 15 MB
Android Twitter IOS Twitter

Yahoo

Just Like other popular websites on our list, Yahoo is also an American web service. In January 1994, Yahoo was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo, and it was incorporated on 2 March 1995. In particular, Yahoo was one of the most popular websites on the Internet in the early ’90s, and still Yahoo is a powerful and popular website. Yahoo provided Yahoo! Search, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Directory, advertising, online mapping related services. Yahoo is also a social media website.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
yahoo.com
Global Rank: 9
Alexa Rank: 31
Total Visits: 3.53 B
Decreased: 0.39%

Direct: 79.93%
Referrals: 2.95%
Search: 12.56%
App Rating: 4.5
Downloads: 500,000,000+
App Size: 15 MB
Android Yahoo
IOS Yahoo

Netflix

In 1997, Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph planned Netflix. At the time Netflix was launched as a mail-order DVD service. Initially Netflix provides Subscription-based streaming services. Currently, Netflix provides all types of Television programs, including Movies and Series. Netflix is now one of the top subscription services.

Worldwide Netflix has crossed more than 182 million paid subscription services in April 2020, including 69 million subscriptions in the United States. Since 2015, the number of new sign-up from outside the United States has been steadily rising. There is no doubt that Netflix is a very popular website and the use and subscription of Netflix will increase in the future.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
netflix.com
Global Rank: 18
Alexa Rank: 20
Total Visits: 2.97 B
Increased: 17.55%

Direct: 87.62%
Referrals: 0.23%
Search: 9.14%
App Rating: 4.5
Downloads: 500,000,000+
App Size: 12 MB
Android Netflix
IOS Netflix

Amazon

Did you know that Amazon makes more than $7000 dollars per second?

Amazon is the largest and most popular online shopping store on the Internet. The reason for the increase in popularity on Amazon is that, Amazon is a world-wide Online shopping Store, and almost every product is available on Amazon.

Last year, CNN (Cable News Network) reported that Amazon earned more than 200 billion Doller, of which 10 billion is Amazon’s net profit. Last year, Amazon earned about 232.9 billion dollars. On that basis, Amazon has earned $19.4 billion per month and $ 638 million per day.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
amazon.com
Global Rank: 12
Alexa Rank: 14
Total Visits: 2.36 B
Increased: 7.60%

Direct: 57.61%
Referrals: 6.57%
Search: 28.17%
App Rating: 4.5
Downloads: 500,000,000+
App Size: 12 MB
Android Amazon
IOS Amazon

Bing

Bing search engine is owned and operated by Microsoft. In 2009, Steve Ballmer made his debut on the Bing search engine at a digital conference. Although Bing is not one of the most used search engines, But Bing is the third-largest search engine in the world.

Bing search engine was created especially to challenge Google, Despite Microsoft’s considerable efforts on the Bing search engine, They could never be a contemporary of Google, this may be due to People’s unwavering faith in Google, and Google’s user-friendly interface with high technology and high security. In fact, the largest use of the Bing search engine is only in the United States. However, among the most popular websites of 2020, Bing ranks 9th.

eBay

In 1995 Pierre Omidyar first time sold a product on his own websites. The product was sold by auction and he successfully sold a broken laser pointer for $14.83. eBay is an American multinational e-commerce company, based in San Jose, California. eBay currently has a million-dollar multinational e-commerce business and eBay eCommerce Corporation has offices in more than 30 countries. It was originally named AuctionWeb but later it was renamed to eBay. As of 2019, eBay has 182 million users across the world.

Website StatisticsTop 3 Traffic SourcesOfficial App
ebay.com
Global Rank: 29
Alexa Rank: 48
Total Visits: 867.38 M
Increased: 12.11%

Direct: 64.29%
Referrals: 1.43%
Search: 28.33%
App Rating: 4.6
Downloads: 100,000,000+
App Size: 26 MB
Android eBay
IOS eBay

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