Facebook and the BBC have topped the list of websites the British visit the most, new research has found.
The social networking giant was chosen by 32% of women quizzed by Nominet, the company behind the .uk domain, while 26% of men put the BBC website into the number one position.
Top five favourite websites:
- Facebook 25%
- BBC 20%
- Amazon 9%
- Gmail 5%
- Yahoo 5%
Almost half of those quizzed (46%) said the best thing about the web was finding quick answers to questions, while a quarter (25%) said that what they liked the most was finding old friends.
Some 24% of people said the used the web the most to look up something that caused them to worry.
For young people aged 18 to 24, the search for a job was higher up the list - with 28% of them citing "finding a job" as the best thing the web has given them.
The poll was commissioned to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the world wide web, with inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee calling for an online Magna Carta to protect the neutrality of the technology.
Lesley Cowley, chief executive of Nominet, explained: