>Yahoo.com is bigger than Google.com in both India and US, in terms of traffic, as reported by Alexa. Although Google.com and Google.co.in are ranked 2 and 3, they may be bigger when combined.
Facebook is slowly catching up in India; it’s currently at No.11. The fact that it’s a far advanced social network than Orkut makes it a possible contender for No.1 Social Network in India in the next decade. Orkut had an early market entry advantage, and when compared to features it has a lot of work to do to catch up with Facebook. But I hope that OpenSocial will do the trick for Orkut.
Another interesting trend is that out of Top 20 sites in India, only 4 are Indian sites (in the sense, started and headquartered in India). Rest are foreign sites like google.com or yahoo.com.
Also, 5 out of Top 10 sites in India belong to Google – Google.com, Google.co.in, Orkut.com, YouTube.com and Blogger.com
Here is the Top 20 list:
Personalized content and search options. Chatrooms, free e-mail, clubs, and pager.
2. Google India
Indian version of this popular search engine. Search the whole web or only webpages from India. Interfaces offered in English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi and Tamil.
Enables users to search the Web, Usenet, and images. Features include PageRank, caching and translation of results, and an option to find similar pages. The company’s focus is developing search technology.
Social networking and discussion site operated by Google.
5. Rediff.com India Ltd.
Online portal with free e-mail and many other services.
YouTube is a way to get your videos to the people who matter to you. Upload, tag and share your videos worldwide!
Free, automated weblog publishing tool that sends updates to a site via FTP.
8. Windows Live
Search engine from Microsoft.
An online collaborative encyclopedia.
A social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos.
12. Microsoft Network (MSN)
Dialup access and content provider.
MoneyControl.com is India s leading financial information source. It s the official site for CNBC TV18, and provides news, views, and analysis on equity / stock markets, commodities, personal finance, mutual funds, insurance and loans.
India’s No. 1 job site.
International cricket news, live scores, photos, columns and player profiles. Provides archive scorecards, statistics database, ratings and email newsletter. Part of ESPN International. UK.
16. Microsoft Corporation
Main site for product information, support, and news.
Portal site; includes news stories under subject headings, and links to other information sources.
Megaupload is a “leading website of the world” for transferring files easily, with complete security and free of charge.
Here is the dynamic Top 100 list.