That’s the internet empire for you to find out which websites happen to rule the different parts of the world. Data collected from Alexa was the basis for the research, the computation of which were interpreted on the world map “using a combination of the estimated average daily unique visitors to a site and the estimated number of pageviews on that site from users in that country over the past month”.
The use of different colors at one glance depicts the scenario as to how influential the ruling websites are, leading the pack with Google [red] and Facebook [blue]. Baidu follows next prevailing in China and surprisingly in South Korea, with Yahoo in tow being popular in Japan and Taiwan. For Russia, it is Yandex and Al-Watan Voice for Palestinian territories. VK [social network] rules in Belarus while Mail.ru gets most visitation from Kazakhstan.
Oh, yes! If the name of the map has been bothering you till now, you should be relieved to know that it was inspired by the computer game Age of Empires.
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