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The Top 15 Most Popular Viral Websites List | 2017

Here are the top 15 Most Popular Viral Websites ranked by a combination of continually updated alexa traffic statistics.

1 | A+


A Plus is a technology-based digital media company focused on delivering positive journalism and being the voice of good in the world.

2 | BuzzFeed


BuzzFeed is an American internet media company based in New York City. The firm is a social news and entertainment company with a focus on digital media and digital technology.

3 | Zergnet


Zergnet is an Internet startup company based in Indianapolis that describes itself as "content recommendation company".

4 | ThoughtCatalog


Thought Catalog is a website founded in 2010 by American entrepreneur and media strategist Chris Lavergne. Owned by The Thought & Expression Company, the site attracts 25 million monthly unique visitors.

5 | Distractify


Distractify is a leading entertainment company in the mobile era.

6 | LittleThings


LittleThings is a digital media firm that publishes positive, uplifting stories geared towards American women. LittleThings has attracted its following primarily through distributing its content on Facebook targeting a female audience.

7 | UpWorthy


Upworthy is a website for viral content started in March 2012 by Eli Pariser, the former executive director of MoveOn, and Peter Koechley, the former managing editor of The Onion. One of Facebook's co-founders, Chris Hughes, was an early investor.

8 | ViralNova


Get all the latest interesting, hilarious, and mind-blowing stories on the Web. This is the stuff everyone's talking about.

9 | Ranker


Ranker is a digital media company located in Los Angeles. The site features polls on entertainment, brands, sports and culture. Through May 2017, Ranker had over 45 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S. alone.

10 | PlayBuzz


Playbuzz is an online publishing platform for publishers, brand agencies and individual content creators to create content in interactive formats such as polls, quizzes, lists, video snippets, slideshows, and countdowns.

11 | Uproxx


Uproxx is an American digital media company that covers entertainment and culture. It was founded in 2008 by Jarret Myer and Brian Brater and acquired by Woven Digital in 2014. The site's target audience is males aged 18-34.

12 | TwentyTwoWords


Twenty Two Words - Get latest news on Twenty Two Words. Read Breaking News on Twenty Two Words.

13 | TwistedSifter


The Best of the visual Web, sifted, sorted and summarized.

14 | DailyDot


Latest news, opinion, and in-depth reporting from around the Internet. The Daily Dot is the hometown newspaper of the World Wide Web.

15 | KnowYourMeme


Know Your Meme is a website dedicated to documenting Internet phenomena: viral videos, image macros, catchphrases, web celebs and more.