An interesting milestone ocurred earlier this week when the popular website traffic company Alexa reported that Facebook had replaced Google as the number one website in the world. Alexa is a subsiduary of Amazon.com and is a reputable site which provides traffic data, global rankings and other informnation on over 30 million websites globally and is visited by over 8 million people each month.
Alexa ranks the top websites by their one month traffic rank. This one month traffic ranking is calculated by Alexa from using a combination of average daily visitors and pageviewes on the past month. The site with the highest combination of visitors and pageviews is ranked #1