Here is the list of world top 100 websites in 2011 list based on a combination of Alexa Rank, content richness, users’ reviews and freshness. Check it out to see how many of your favorite sites fall in this list.
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Google is undoubtedly world No. 1 search engine website. Besides search, google also provides many other products like gmail, adwords, google earth, voice, talk, groups, sitemap, webmaster tools.
Facebook is No.1 social networking website which has revolutionized the way of keeping in touch on the internet.
Yahoo provides many free services: search, yahoo mail, maps, yellow pages, games, shopping, jobs, movies, news, finance, sports, messenger and much more.
World largest videos sharing and hosting website owned by Google.
Windows Live is a website runned by Microsoft Corporation. Live provides Windows Live Essentials applications, web services, and mobile services like download, mail, live messenger, photo galleries.
Wikipedia is the best and largest free encyclopedia, written collaboratively by its readers. Many people are constantly improving Wikipedia, making thousands of changes per hour.
Most popular free blog publishing tool for easily sharing your thoughts with the world.
8. Microsoft Network (MSN)
MSN, also called The Microsoft Network, is a collection of sites and services provided by
Myspace is an extremely popular social networking website whose main features include Bulletin board, Groups, MyspaceIM, Tv, Classifieds, Karaoke, Polls and forums.
Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service website which enables its users to send and read messages called tweets.
11-20 of top 100 websites
One of the most popular blog publishing services.
Search engine owned by Microsoft Corporation.
1-Click web hosting, upload several files, Easy File Distribution, Easy, Fast and Secure.
Flickr is the most popular image and video hosting and sharing website as well as a excellent
social networking community.
Amozon is no longer a online book seller. It is worldwide online shopping website offers
everything from books and phones to clothing to digital downloads and much more.
World’s largest online consumer to consumer aution site. You can virtually buy anything you want you want from it.
One of the most popular sites which provides local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events.
18. best buy
World largest online shopping site focused on electronics. Provides consumer electronic like
televisions, computers, cameras, GPS, phones and more.
LinkedIn is a fast growing business oriented social networking website which has more than 50 million registered users around the world.
The most popular news website in 23 languages in UK, and probably in the world.
21-30 of top 100 websites
Top news website in America, whose alexa traffic rank is US is 18. It contains world news, politics news, entertainment news, travel news and much more.
A popular search engine also with latest Sports, News, Entertainment, Movies and more.
23. The Internet Movie Database
The biggest, best, most award-winning movie site on the planet.
Most popular US portal site. Offers many services like search engine, mail, news and much more.
One of the top US news websites which is well known for its liberal bias.
UK headquartered magazine website which reports high quality international business and political news.
27. Washington Post
Well known for its international coverage which contains breaking news from the major places in the world from America to Europe to Asia and Africa.
Photobucket is also a video and image hosting website which enable its free users to upload images or videos upto 300M.
One of the most popular platforms that you can use to blog.
Offers search for web sites, images, news, blogs, video, maps and directions, local search and
31-40 of top 100 websites
The simplest free file hosting service for businesses, professionals, and individuals to share
files and images with others.
Great “trusted information source” to find things you need using its search engine.
A site that provides instant preview functionality for stored video.
A popular website provides image hosting, photo and video sharing.
Leading sports website providing breaking news, statistics, schedules, player updates, sports videos, Fantasy Games and more.
Orkut is a Google owned social networking website.
LiveJournal is a simple and free social networking website that enbales you to express yourself
and communicate with friends online.
Online file sharing and storage – 10 GB free web space.
39. Internet Archive
A website established in 1996 to preserve websites by taking regular “snapshots”.
Free one-click file hosting site.
41-50 of top 100 websites
One of the most popular social bookmarking websites to share news, stories, videos and images.
A “tastest” bookmarking website whose users can tag each of their bookmarks.
A good reference site to find answers to your doubt. The answers on it are usually practical and short.
A very popular social networking site offering its members a free, personal web space where they can create a blog, add a profile, and more.
Mother of news aggregators, a single page that encapsulates up- to-the-minute headlines from the most popular sites on the internet.
A social networking website for 13 and over.
A free online video service that offers hit TV shows including Family Guy, 30 Rock, and the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, etc.
A terrific reference site where you can find answeres to “how to do just about every thing.”
One of the world’s largest video sites, serving the best videos, funniest movies and clips.
50. Financial Times
51-60 of top 100 websites
A site which allows expert authors in hundreds of niche fields to get massive levels of exposure.
52. Business Week
BusinessWeek is also a great source to find business, finance news, business advice and much more.
53. Wall Street Journal
Leading business news website in US, also the largest paid-subscription business news site over the world.
The leading site which aggregates music, game, tv, and movie reviews from the leading critics.
55. The Free Dictionary
The Free Dictionary is an online dictionary and encyclopedia which cross references content from many trusted sources.
Free online encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus and translator as well as a web search engine.
A “delightful” reference website which explain “how everything works”.
Fotki is an image and video hosting website as well as a social networking service.
One of the oldest and most popular photo and image sharing and hosting sites which was available in world major languages.
The premier site for tech product reviews, news and price comparisons, and more.
61-70 of top 100 websites
The world’s best science and medicine on your desktop.
62. Sciense Magazine
International weekly science journal, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
A excellent site which lets you explore science, history, space, tech, sharks, & more, with videos & news and more.
64. National Geographic
A popular site whichprovides free maps, photos, videos and daily news stories, articles about animals, the environment, etc.
One of the most professional health websites providing trustworthy and latest health and medical news and information.
Very popular online health site consisting of over 325 communities and forums providing
professional medical information by doctors from leading medical centers.
A trusted health website which offers award-winning medical and health information and tools for healthy living.
Official website of the United States National Institutes of Health. NIH is one of the world’s top health sites for foremost medical research.
Best online translation dictionary covering English, French, Italian, German, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, Czech, Greek, Turkish, Chinese….
Breaking entertainment news on celebrities, TV shows, movies, music and books.
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71. Plenty of Fish
World largest free online dating and matchmaking service for singles.
A very popular social bookmoarking site with which you can “thumb up” your likes and “thumb down” dislikes to vote links.
Similar functions with other social bookmarking websites. The first impression on me is its
simple interface, not neat, only simple.
Popular bookmarking site as well as the largest blog search engine.
A news website which provides “Latest news, sport, business, comment, analysis and reviews from the Guardian, the world’s leading liberal voice.”
One of the leading news websites which brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in business, politics, entertainment, technology and more.
77. Talk City
A network of member-owned chat rooms dealing with a wide range of topics and interests.
Long standing chatting service provider, including software download, online chatting rooms, etc.
GameSpot is the world’s largest source for PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Wii, PS3, GameCube, PSP, DS, GBA, PS2, PlayStation as well as a huge source to downloads games.
A great site for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, DS, PSP & iPhone games with codes, reviews, previews, features, releases, hardware, and a gamestore for console and PC games.
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One of the greatest online game sites to play free online games, download games and win huge prizes.
Offering over 40000 video game FAQs, Guides and Walkthroughs, more than 250000 cheat codes, over 100000 reviews and more.
83. Addicting Games
One of the best and largest game websites which contains over 3000 free online games, including arcade, puzzle, action, funny, sports, strategy, shooting, and more! My favorite game site.
Offering info on weight loss, diet, diet plans, nutrition, fitness, exercise, healthy habits and more.
Providing diet plans, meal delivery plans, weight loss program, recipes, videos, community and more.
The most popular model site delivering model ranking, blogs, model agecies, and more.
Most popular fashion website which contains all information on the latest in fashion.
Lifestylist for millions of fearless women who want to be the best they can in every erea of thier lives.
Most popular women network which offers information on parenting, food, health, home, beauty, entertainment, love and more.
Findlaw.com provides a fantastic set of tools for anyone interested in American Law. Widely used by legal professionals.
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Offers forecasts for cities worldwide as well as radar and satellite maps. Also includes news stories and allergy information.
Official website of the National Football League. Providing in-depth team info for all clubs, game-day coverage with real time statistics and more.
The official site of the National Basketball Association. Offering NBA news, scores and schedules, features, photos, videos, player profiles, fantasy and more.
94. Live Score
One of the leading sports sites which delivers real time football (soccer) match scores across the globe and more than 100 leagues in 34 countries.
Offering breaking sports news, real-time scores photos, columns and daily in-depth analysis from world of sports.
UK news, world news and business news and comment from The Times and The Sunday Times.
97. Ask Men
Offers tips, hints, and guides about sex, women, relationships, dating, cheating, fashion, and health.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online, featuring the complete Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus and more.
Providing new cars, used cars, car reviews, tips and advice, insurance and forums.
Leading US news magazine which provides “Breaking news and analysis, Politics, world
news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science and entertainment news.”