The average person now spends over eight hours per day online, a statistic that continues to rise for the year 2020. Let’s see where we are spending all that time this year with our list of the 10 most popular websites of 2020.
There’s no doubt that Google is the most popular search engine, but this year it remains at the top spot as the most popular website on the internet. Over 40k searches are reported each second on Google – which translates to over 1.2 trillion searches per year! No matter what someone wants to know, Google is the go-to. Not only that, but Google also now serves as the hub for a plethora of other web services including Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Drive and many more.
You’ve probably watched a video on YouTube this week, as did plenty of other people. YouTube is the most popular video website on the web, will billions of videos being watched every single day. Youtube. is the second most popular website in both the global market and in the U.S. for 2020, even though a huge portion of YouTube views are from outside the U.S.
Facebook is the most downloaded mobile app of the decade from 2010 to 2019 globally. They claimed to have had more than 2.3 billion monthly active users as of December 2018. However, it faces a big problem with fake accounts. It caught 3 billion fake accounts in the last quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. Many critics questioned whether Facebook knows how many actual users it has. But we are certain it is somewhere in the billions.
Twitter grew rapidly since its creation in Marc 2006, gaining worldwide popularity. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, and the service handled an average of 1.6 billion search queries per day. In 2013, it was one of the ten most-visited websites and has been described as “the SMS of the Internet.” Today it is the second most powerful website in terms of organic traffic, links earned and referring domains.
Bytegig is one of the best technology news portals that you must follow in 2020. All the latest news in the technology world are updated here very frequently. Apart from tech news, they also provide how-to guides for Android, Windows, and Mac. It is a one-stop solution for all your tech needs.
Yahoo is a web portal and search engine. It offers mail, news, maps, videos and many other web services. Yahoo doesn’t hand out its statistics freely, but a recent estimate put the number of visitors per month at about 1 billion. Yahoo ranks at number 9 globally and number 5 in the U.S. 2020 list of the most popular websites.
With a 70 percent search market share, Baidu is the largest Chinese-language search engine and is used by millions of people every day. The estimate is that 90 percent of China uses Baidu as a search engine. Much like Google, Baidu offers companion sites including an alternative to AdWords, Translate, and Maps. Baidu is the number 5 most popular website globally and the second most visited site in China. Only 1 percent of Baidu visitors are from the U.S.
It launched on May 5, 2003, and has been mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. Since December 2016 it has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsoft. As of June 2019, LinkedIn had 630 million registered members in 150 countries.
Pinterest, Inc. is an American social media web and mobile application company. It operates a software system designed to enable saving and discovery of information on the World Wide Web using images and, on a smaller scale, GIFs and videos. Pinterest has over 300 million actively monthly users.
After its launch in 2010, Instagram rapidly gained popularity. With one million registered users in two months, 10 million in a year, and 1 billion as of May 2019, it quickly took the world by storm. In April 2012, Facebook acquired the service for approximately $1 billion in cash and stock. Over 40 billion photos had been uploaded to the service, since October 2015. Since 2019, Instagram hosts around 500 million users daily.