The Most Popular Websites of 2011

Written by Amit Agarwal on May 30, 2011

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

RankWebsite NameUnique VisitorsYearly Change
1google.com150,132,536-0.34%
2facebook.com137,917,53913.33%
3yahoo.com137,281,8862.02%
4youtube.com123,404,30422.42%
5bing.com86,836,88648.43%
6wikipedia.org81,157,5916.01%
7amazon.com74,978,78012.71%
8msn.com73,799,2098.95%
9live.com72,369,4854.21%
10ebay.com67,372,294-10.04%
11blogspot.com65,940,74812.10%
12microsoft.com62,162,8359.19%
13craigslist.org57,500,250-5.52%
14ask.com54,508,628-10.72%
15go.com49,504,37217.32%
16about.com47,709,5623.88%
17aol.com46,906,6522.32%
18walmart.com46,349,56114.15%
19ehow.com45,960,70560.20%
20answers.com42,276,02538.03%
21mapquest.com36,700,156-9.61%
22target.com36,178,43124.64%
23weather.com33,728,42911.58%
24wordpress.com33,459,4731.92%
25netflix.com33,129,86952.15%
26myspace.com32,876,686-53.60%
27paypal.com31,870,57311.06%
28apple.com31,103,23710.79%
29adobe.com31,079,3633.17%
30twitter.com27,504,233-0.75%
31chase.com26,432,0795.86%
32att.com25,744,34412.12%
33bankofamerica.com25,671,4674.82%
34imdb.com23,787,667-2.86%
35groupon.com23,768,883655.82%
36cnn.com23,341,250-13.93%
37flickr.com21,514,439-13.68%
38photobucket.com20,523,415-23.97%
39comcast.net20,077,43657.38%
40bestbuy.com19,690,984-1.66%
41yellowpages.com19,683,71340.39%
42irs.gov19,682,366-4.02%
43jcpenney.com19,452,46233.94%
44sears.com19,348,83225.28%
45homedepot.com19,244,3613.58%
46verizonwireless.com18,440,06811.74%
47cnet.com18,405,154-13.40%
48comcast.com18,362,99260.51%
49wellsfargo.com17,984,17226.90%
50lowes.com17,949,68619.84%

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