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Top Ten Web Pages Of 2010


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According to the sharing widget-maker AddThis, a widget that is installed in over 7 million sites and blogs, the top ten shared pages were complied for this year. This from Mashable (by the way those who have never been to Mashable, we here at MOB visit them daily) posting that 6 of the 10 of the most-shared web pages were mainly videos or photos. This corresponds to the current trend of lost readership in traditional print media, that of course being newspapers and magazines.

In another trend, this coming year will see as many people will spend the same amount of time in front of a computer as their TV set. Expect this number to continue to grow and in 2012 we will see the internet over take the “TV couch potato”. In another trending interest, we will see YouTube overtake Yahoo as the second largest provider of internet searches. Also of note, expect to see good “old” email grow in stature, as companies are finding that email is a safer long-term investment than social media.

Here is this years top shared pages.

1. Texas Mayor Kills Teen Daughter, Kills Self (AOL News): In July, the mayor of Coppell, Texas, shot and killed her 19-year-old daughter before turning the gun on herself.

2. Paper Cuts – Rolls (Behance.com): Paper scenes set inside of paper rolls make excellent photographs.

3. Awe-Inspiring Scenes from Mother Nature (happied.com): A collection of breathtaking landscape photography.

4. Sniper Kills Qaeda from 1.5 Miles Away (nypost.com): A British sniper set a world sharpshooting record by taking out two Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan from more than a mile and a half away.

5. Super Heroes vs. the Westboro Baptist Church (Comics Alliance): Attendees of San Diego’s Comic-Con staged a humorous counter-protest in response to the annual protests of Westboro Baptist Church.

6. WereBox (Hooda Math): A strangely addicting puzzle game.

7. Brazillian Samba Baby (Jokeroo.com): Baby gets down.

8. Hilarious World Cup Dive (Jokeroo.com): Italian player Daniele De Rossi bites the dust during aWorld CupWorld Cup game against Paraguay.

9. Day in Photos: June 18, 2010 (nypost.com): Nahanni Johnstone kisses her 8-year-old daughter, Chloe, both covered with oil during a Global Day of Action demonstration in Toronto.

10. Chinese Susan Boyle (Jokeroo.com): “I Will Always Love You” sounds like Whitney Houston, but definitely doesn’t look much like her.

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2 Comments for “Top Ten Web Pages Of 2010”

  1. Wow. That’s quite a compilation of stories there. I’m exhausted from just reading the titles.

    Happy New Year, Glenn!

  2. I think “Texas Mayor Kills Teen Daughter, Kills Self (AOL News)” is the dramatic news in 2010. It was very terrible killing from Texas mayor.

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