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Websites that see most unique visitors in the world

Last updated on: February 8, 2013 10:24 IST

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While almost all of us spend hours surfing the Internet, do we stop and think which are the biggest websites in the world?

Let's take a look and find out which websites in the world see the most unique visitors.

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Facebook.com

Unique visitors: 836.7 million

What it is: Social network to keep in touch with friends

Global rank: 1

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Google.com

Unique visitors: 782.8 million

What it is: Web search engine

Global rank: 2

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YouTube.com

Unique visitors: 721.9 million

What it is: Platform for uploading, sharing and watching user-created videos

Global rank: 3

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Yahoo.com

Unique visitors: 469.9 million

What it is: Search engine and platform that connects to users to other Yahoo properties, such as Yahoo Finance and Flickr

Global rank: 4

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Wikipedia.org

Unique visitors: 469.6 million

What it is: A free, web-based encyclopedia platform

Global rank: 5

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Live.com

Unique visitors: 389.5 million

What it is: Microsoft's new email service

Global rank: 6

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QQ.com

Unique visitors: 284.1 million

What it is: China-based search engine and portal

Global rank: 7

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Microsoft.com

Unique visitors: 271.7 million

What it is: Destination for purchasing Microsoft products, and downloading MS software and updates

Global rank: 8

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Baidu.com

Unique visitors: 268.7 million

What it is: Chinese search engine for websites, audio and images

Global rank: 9

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MSN.com

Unique visitors: 254.1 million

What it is: A collection of Microsoft-owned Internet properties

Global rank: 10

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Blogger.com

Unique visitors: 229.9 million

What it is: Blogging platform

Global rank: 11

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Ask.com

Unique visitors: 218.4 million

What it is: A Google-powered search engine

Global rank: 12

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Taobao.com

Unique visitors: 207 million

What it is: Chinese marketplace for clothing, accessories, jewellery, food, electronics and more

Global rank: 13

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Twitter.com

Unique visitors: 189.8 million

What it is: Real-time communications platform

Global rank: 14

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Bing.com

Unique visitors: 184 million

What it is: Web search engine

Global rank: 15

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Sohu.com

Unique visitors: 175.8 million

What it is: Chinese portal and search engine

Global rank: 16

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Apple.com

Unique visitors: 171.7 million

What it is: Online destination for Apple products and software

Global rank: 17

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WordPress.com

Unique visitors: 170.9 million

What it is: Blogging platform

Global rank: 18

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Sina.com.cn

Unique visitors: 169 million

What it is: Chinese mobile portal for media and user-generated content

Global rank: 19

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Amazon.com

Unique visitors: 163 million

What it is: The ultimate online shopping destination for electronics, apparel, sporting goods and even food

Global rank: 20


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