Here is a list of the Alexa Top 20 US Sites and its no surprise that Google is holding the #1 slot for Alexa rank in the US, but WordPress.com holds #20 and Blogger.com holds number #11 showing you just how popular and prevalent these platforms are becoming. Twitter meanwhile is already #12 being a much newer service than nearly every one listed here:
#1 – Google
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.
#2 – Yahoo!
Personalized content and search options. Chatrooms, free e-mail, clubs, and pager.
#3 – Facebook
A social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos.
#4 – YouTube
YouTube is a way to get your videos to the people who matter to you. Upload, tag and share your videos worldwide!
#5 – Myspace
Social Networking Site.
#6 – Wikipedia
An online collaborative encyclopedia.
#7 – Windows Live
Search engine from Microsoft.
#8 – Craigslist.org
#9 – eBay
International person to person auction site, with products sorted into categories.
#10 – Microsoft Network (MSN)
Dialup access and content provider.
#11 – Blogger.com
Free, automated weblog publishing tool that sends updates to a site via FTP.
#12 – Twitter
Social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.
#13 – Amazon.com
Amazon.com seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Site has numerous personalization features and services including one-click buying, extensive customer and editorial product reviews, gift registries, gift certificates, wish lists, restaurant and movie listings, travel, and photo processing.
#14 – AOL
America On Line’s portal, offering search, shopping, channels, chat and mail.
#15 – Go
A searchable directory, news, stocks, sports and free e-mail.
#16 – Bing
#17 – CNN – Cable News Network
Includes US and international stories and analysis, weather, video clips, and program schedule.
#18 – ESPN Sportszone
Information about all college and professional sports.
#19 – Flickr
Picture galleries available with chat, groups, and photo ratings.
#20 – WordPress.com
Free blogs managed by the developers of the WordPress software. Includes custom design templates, integrated statistics, automatic spam protection and other features.