Search analytics firm Compete recently released a list of the top 50 websites for the month of April 2011 according to the number of unique visitors.

There are no surprises here and, other than a couple of fluctuations in the rankings, the sites that made it to the list last year are still around. Among video sharing websites, ustream.tv registered the maximum growth in terms of unique visitors while traffic to deal website Groupon grew more than 655% since the past year.

The Top Websites for April 2011

Rank Website Name Unique Visitors Yearly Change
1 google.com 150,132,536 -0.34%
2 facebook.com 137,917,539 13.33%
3 yahoo.com 137,281,886 2.02%
4 youtube.com 123,404,304 22.42%
5 bing.com 86,836,886 48.43%
6 wikipedia.org 81,157,591 6.01%
7 amazon.com 74,978,780 12.71%
8 msn.com 73,799,209 8.95%
9 live.com 72,369,485 4.21%
10 ebay.com 67,372,294 -10.04%
11 blogspot.com 65,940,748 12.10%
12 microsoft.com 62,162,835 9.19%
13 craigslist.org 57,500,250 -5.52%
14 ask.com 54,508,628 -10.72%
15 go.com 49,504,372 17.32%
16 about.com 47,709,562 3.88%
17 aol.com 46,906,652 2.32%
18 walmart.com 46,349,561 14.15%
19 ehow.com 45,960,705 60.20%
20 answers.com 42,276,025 38.03%
21 mapquest.com 36,700,156 -9.61%
22 target.com 36,178,431 24.64%
23 weather.com 33,728,429 11.58%
24 wordpress.com 33,459,473 1.92%
25 netflix.com 33,129,869 52.15%
26 myspace.com 32,876,686 -53.60%
27 paypal.com 31,870,573 11.06%
28 apple.com 31,103,237 10.79%
29 adobe.com 31,079,363 3.17%
30 twitter.com 27,504,233 -0.75%
31 chase.com 26,432,079 5.86%
32 att.com 25,744,344 12.12%
33 bankofamerica.com 25,671,467 4.82%
34 imdb.com 23,787,667 -2.86%
35 groupon.com 23,768,883 655.82%
36 cnn.com 23,341,250 -13.93%
37 flickr.com 21,514,439 -13.68%
38 photobucket.com 20,523,415 -23.97%
39 comcast.net 20,077,436 57.38%
40 bestbuy.com 19,690,984 -1.66%
41 yellowpages.com 19,683,713 40.39%
42 irs.gov 19,682,366 -4.02%
43 jcpenney.com 19,452,462 33.94%
44 sears.com 19,348,832 25.28%
45 homedepot.com 19,244,361 3.58%
46 verizonwireless.com 18,440,068 11.74%
47 cnet.com 18,405,154 -13.40%
48 comcast.com 18,362,992 60.51%
49 wellsfargo.com 17,984,172 26.90%
50 lowes.com 17,949,686 19.84%

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