Published: March 7, 2022
Everyone knows that having the right website can be good for your business’s exposure, so there are millions of sites there competing for potential clients’ attention. But which are the most successful ones when it comes to popularity? Keep reading to find out!
What Is The Most Popular Website?
As of January 2022, Google is the most popular website in the world, counting 46.18 billion visits. This isn’t surprising, as most people use Google for searching almost everything. YouTube and Facebook round out the top three with about 11.4 billion and 5.4 billion, respectively.
More Popular Website Facts and Stats
Let’s dive deeper into the world of popular websites and discover which are the most popular platforms among kids, literature fans, etc.
Google was the most visited website in the world in 2021, too.
As of June 2021, Google counted 86.9 billion monthly visits, making it the world’s most popular website. YouTube, Facebook, and Wikipedia follow with 22.8 billion, 20 billion, and 13.6 billion visits, respectively.
Nick is the most popular kids’ website with 7 million visits per month.
Other popular kids’ websites include CoolMathGames (6 million), PBSKids (5.5 million), Nick Jr. (5.4 million), GirlsGoGames (5 million), Cartoon Network (4.7 million), Stardoll (4.5 million), and Club Penguin (4.3 million).
Google was the most popular website in the US in January 2022, with about 15.9 billion visits.
Besides Google, the list of the most visited websites in the US includes the usual suspects like YouTube (4.2 billion) and Facebook (3.3 billion). Amazon and Wikipedia wrap the top 5, with 2.5 billion and 1.5 billion visits, respectively.
Wattpad is the most popular site for sharing literature with over 90 million monthly users.
(Source: NCBI / Self Publishing Hub / Wattpad)
Users spend over 23 billion minutes on Wattpad, and this platform even holds competitions attracting almost 300,000 writers every year. Other notable literature-sharing sites include Inkitt, Storybird, Quotev, and Commaful.
DeviantArt is the world’s most popular website for showcasing and promoting artwork.
(Source: DeviantArt / Haaretz)
This platform, owned by Wix since 2017, accepts all types of art, from sculptures to anime and films. It has over 61 million registered users and over 45 million visitors each month.
Omegle is one of the most popular sites for talking to strangers, with over 56.7 million visits in January 2022.
Omegle’s number of visits has been steadily increasing in the past four months, jumping from 44.8 million in November 2021 to 55.4 million in December, finally reaching 56.7 million a month later.
Coinbase is one of the most popular website platforms for crypto exchanges and investments.
(Source: Coinbase / The College Investor)
Coinbase, a platform where you can safely buy, sell, and manage a plethora of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, has over 73 million verified users. Other popular crypto-related websites include Voyager, BlockFi, Uphold, eToro, and Kraken.
Shopify was one of the most visited e-commerce websites in 2021.
Shopify recorded an average number of a whopping 1.6 billion monthly unique visitors, surpassing Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, which recorded 1.10 billion monthly unique users in the same timeframe.
The most popular websites attract millions, even billions of users for a reason. They’re practical, efficient, and full of quality content that helps entertain, educate, or inform countless people worldwide.
Hopefully, this list of some of the most popular websites out there helps you get informed, find a place to share your art and literature, or even buy and sell products.