Posted by Sam Niccolls

most linked to pages on the internetTo identify the most linked to pages on some of the world’s most popular sites, we used SEOmoz’s Linkscape powered Top Pages Tool and compiled a list of the most linked to pages on the web.

The results, broken out by website and by category, are not all what you might expect. From Google to GaGa the internet’s most linked to pages offer a look at your favorite domains that will leave you both scratching your head and laughing.   

en.wikipedia.orgWikipedia

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wikipedia:

  1. Twitter is more linked to than global warming.
  2. Search Engine Optimization is almost 2x more linked to than Barack Obama.
  3. Series of tubes is more linked to than computer.
  4. Google is more linked to than World Wide Web 
  5. Sarah Palin is more linked to than Charles Darwin, Abraham Lincoln, or North America.

www.youtube.comYouTube

Most Linked to Videos:

  1. Susan Boyle Performs on Britain’s Got Talent
  2. Rick Astley – Rick Roll
  3. Judson Laipply – Evolution of Dance
  4. Work at Home Infomercial (in Polish)
  5. Web 2.0 The Machine is Us/ing Us
  6. Free Hugs Campaign
  7. OK Go on Treadmills
  8. Michael Jackson – Thriller
  9. Rick Astley – Rick Roll (Sadly, this is not a typo. It really is on the list twice…)
  10. Battle at Kruger Between Lions, Buffaloes, & Crocodiles

www.dictionary.comDictionary

Most Linked to Words:

  1. Bandwidth
  2. Nothing
  3. T1
  4. Religion
  5. Schadenfreude

Interesting:

  1. Pedophile is more linked to than friend.
  2. Anime is more linked to than America.
  3. Football (American)  more linked to than love.

www.craigslist.orgCraigslist

Most Linked to Items for Sale:

  1. Vagina Couch
  2. Manly Bike
  3. Space Ship
  4. Catbus
  5. Nazi Dolls

Most Linked to Editorials:

  1. Hey Crackhead
  2. Why Geeks and Nerds are worth it
  3. Star Wars Guide to US Presidential Candidates
  4. Vasectomy
  5. Advice to Young Men From an Old Man

www.facebook.comFacebook

Most Linked to Groups:

  1. The Great Nationwide Kiss-in
  2. Fair Copyright for Canada
  3. A G-A-Y Foamparty
  4. "Hey Facebook, breastfeeding is not obscene! (Official petition to Facebook)"
  5. Nouveau Riche Nationwide Community

www.myspace.comMyspace

Most Linked to Bands:

  1. Justice (Christian Club)
  2. Fleetfoxes
  3. Lily Allen
  4. MGMT
  5. Animal Collective

twitter.comTwitter

Most Linked to Companies:

  1. Comcast
  2. eGuideTravel
  3. Mashable
  4. Zappos
  5. AdSense

Most Linked to Celebrities:

  1. Ashton Kutcher
  2. Lady GaGa
  3. Lance Armstrong
  4. Oprah
  5. Stephen Fry

www.imdb.comIMDB

Most Linked to Actors:

  1. Heath Ledger
  2. Johnny Depp
  3. Christian Bale
  4. Angelina Jolie
  5. Alison Maclnnis (The Pink Power Ranger)

Most Linked to Movies:

  1. The Dark Knight
  2. The Matrix
  3. 300
  4. Slumdog Millionaire
  5. Star Trek

www.hulu.comHulu

Most Linked to TV Shows:

  1. Arrested Development
  2. Firefly
  3. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  4. The Office
  5. 30 Rock

www.perezhilton.comPerez Hilton

Most Linked to Celebrity Categories (tags):

  1. Heidi Montag    
  2. Michael Jackson     
  3. Britney Spears  
  4. Lady Gaga   
  5. Lindsay Lohan (Warning: You cannot unsee this page.)

www.icanhascheezburger.comcheeseburger

Most Linked to Cat Pictures:

  1. I Can Has cheezburger 3
  2. I Has a Bucket
  3. In Depth Analysis by David Mcraney
  4. Oldest Lolcat Ever Found 
  5. Lol Kitteh as a Second Language

www.cracked.comCracked

Most Linked to Articles:

  1. Figures
  2. Zombies
  3. Bugs
  4. Most Badass Bible Verses
  5. Most Terrifying Foods in the World

www.collegehumor.comCollege Humor

Most Linked to Videos:

  1. We Didn’t Start the Flamewar
  2. Font Conference
  3. The Matrix Runs on Windows
  4. 24 Unaired 1995 Pilot
  5. Minesweeper the movie

www.allrecipes.comAll Recipes

Most Linked to Recipes:

  1. Sausage, Apple, & Cranberry Stuffing  
  2. Creole Cornbread Stuffing   
  3. Brownie Mix in a Jar   
  4. Ham & Cheese Picnic Bread   
  5. Candy Coated Chocolates

www.webmd.comWebMD

Most Linked to Health Ailments:

  1. Cankor Sores 
  2. Dental Crowns 
  3. Tooth Grinding
  4. Wisdom Tooth Extraction
  5. Pain Management

www.foxnews.comFix News

Most Linked to Stories:

  1. Hundreds of WMDs Found in Iraq
  2. Cost of Freedom Recap (Dec 2004) 
  3. America’s Debt Rises
  4. Transcript / Video of Bush and Kerry Debate
  5. US Consumer Credit Card Debt May Crash the Economy

www.whitehouse.govWhitehouse

Most Linked to U.S. Presidents:

  1. Barack Obama
  2. George W. Bush
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. George Washington
  5. Thomas Jefferson

Most Linked to U.S. First Ladies

  1. Hillary Clinton  
  2. Eleanor Roosevelt  
  3. Abigail Adams   
  4. Jacqueline Kennedy
  5. Michelle Obama


Source: All data for this post has been pulled from Linkscape, which is SEOmoz’s index of the world wide web.

Contributors: This post was a collaborative effort with help from both Scott Willoughby and Danny Dover.

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