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What Are The Most Popular Websites From Around The World?

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The map above shows the most popular website by country. Each country is weighted by the size of its internet population.

Google reigns supreme in The US, Canada, Ireland, UK and most of Western Europe except Norway. However, Facebook is the leader in Mexico, the Philippines, large chunks of central and South America and Africa.

Outliers include: Russia where Yandex is the most popular site, Kazakhstan where Mail.ru is number one, China who opt for home grown hit Baidu (along with South and possibly North Korea), and Japan who choose internet also ran Yahoo, ahead of either Google or Facebook.

Mark Graham and Stefano De Sabbata from the Oxford Internet Institute mapped the data using freely available data retrieved Alexa on August 12th, 2013. You learn more about the research, methodology and findings from their website.

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