Since WorldNetDaily first appeared on the Global100.com website exactly one year
ago, it has been voted for as the world’s most popular website for 34
weeks. For the other 18 weeks, WND won either the number two, three or
four spot on the chart’s popularity scale. Global 100.com is the new
name, now under European ownership, for what was WorldCharts.com.
While Global100.com rates websites according to votes cast by
ranks websites using hard industry data, including page views and
“unique visitors” to place in the “top nine” slots. A unique user is
counted only one time, even if the user logs on to a particular site
more than once within the survey period of time.
WorldNetDaily is currently number nine after MSNBC.com, CNN.com,
ABCnews.com, BBC.com, FOXnews.com, CNBC.com, NPR.com and the Canadian
Top9.com characterizes itself as “the first Internet Ranking Search
Directory to be based on scientific market research data.”
According to Top9’s website, the size of the survey pool and the
independent methodology used by PC Data Online make Top9.com’s rankings
“the most reliable Internet consumer research data available today.”
WorldNetDaily has also been ranked for three of the last six months
as the “stickiest” news site on the Internet, even outperforming all
sports sites in one of those months. “Stickiness” is a measure of how
much time visitors spend on a website. Of all news sites,
WorldNetDaily’s visitors were determined to spend an average of one hour
and 33 minutes on the site, compared with number two, ESPN whose
visitors spent an average of 58 minutes.
WorldNetDaily.com has surpassed some of the largest news
organizations in the world — such as the Associated Press, New York
Daily News, New York Post and even Nando.Net, the premier news site of
the McClatchy newspaper chain — in monthly pageviews.