April 21, 2009
Canada's top 25 favourite places to visit online
Social media and search rank highest
Want to know where Canadians are spending their online time? According to Alexa, the “web information company”, Canucks are visiting search, social networking and video sites.
From Alexa’s newest list of the 500 most visited web sites in the world, Click! Weekly has pulled out the top 25 sites that draw the most Canadian traffic along with a brief description of what each site has to offer.
- Google.ca - google.ca
Google's localized Canadian site, providing search, maps, news, and other services
- Facebook - facebook.com
A social utility that connects people, to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos.
- Windows Live - live.com
Search engine from Microsoft .
- Yahoo! - yahoo.com
Offers personalized content and search options, chat rooms, free e-mail, clubs, and pager.
- YouTube - youtube.com
YouTube allows users to upload, tag and share videos worldwide
- Google - google.com
This site enables users to search the web, usenet, and images with features that include page rank, caching and translation of results, and an option to find similar pages. The company's focus is developing search technology.
- msn.ca - msn.ca
Offers ISP services, email, instant messaging, Web search, lifestyle channels, and news.
- Microsoft Network (MSN) - msn.com
A dialup access and content provider.
- Wikipedia - wikipedia.org
An online collaborative encyclopedia .
- Blogger.com - blogger.com
Free, automated weblog publishing tool that sends updates to a site via FTP.
- Government of Canada - gc.ca
Canada's official website which offers users access to information on departments, services, and programs within the Government of Canada.
- Kijiji - kijiji.ca
Free classified and 'wanted' advertising, also offering the ability to make contacts, seek advice, search for work, and exchange thoughts and ideas.
- Microsoft Corporation - microsoft.com
This is the company’s main site for product information, support, and news.
- eBay Canada - ebay.ca
eBay's online auction site in Canada, featuring Canadian auctions and listings around the world.
- Craig’s List - craigslist.ca
Classifieds site with listings for jobs, apartments, personals, items for sale or wanted, services, community, and events.
- Myspace - myspace.com
Social networking site that allows users to create profiles and network.
- eBay - ebay.com
International person-t- person auction site, with products sorted into categories .
- The Internet Movie Database - imdb.com
Features plot summaries, reviews, cast lists, and theatre schedules.
- The Weather Network - theweathernetwork.com
Provides weather forecasts for the entire country.
- PartyPoker.com - partypoker.com
Play poker online, attend Poker School and participate in tournaments.
- Flickr - flickr.com
Picture galleries available with chat, groups and photo ratings.
- WordPress.com - wordpress.com
Free blogs managed by the developers of the WordPress software. The site includes custom design templates, integrated statistics, automatic spam protection and other features.
- TD Canada Trust - tdcanadatrust.com
Features “EasyWeb” Internet banking and includes investing, insurance, banking, and small business services.
- NHL.com - nhl.com
The official National Hockey League web site includes features, news, rosters, statistics, schedules, teams, live game radio broadcasts, and video clips.
- Photobucket - photobucket.com
Provides image hosting for auctions, live journals, blogs, message boards, personal websites and online photo albums.
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