Global search engine gaint Google is the most trusted online brand in India, with Facebook coming in at number 2, reveals a study by Brand Trust Advisory.
Next to Google, Yahoo is the second-most trusted search engine. The survey done in 16 cities covered 19,000 unique brands in 211 categories. Expectedly, social networking sites continue to gain popularity, with Orkut and Twitter ranking 4th and 6th respectively overall.
Facebook remains number 1 in the social networking category. Google's Orkut, is steady at 4th rank despite a sharp fall in daily visitors from India. The 5th slot goes to eBay, which tops the e-commerce list followed by AOL, Amazon, Ibibo and OLX.in.
YouTube, the video-sharing site, ranks 9th and leads the group of online sharing portals, while Naukri, the job serach site, managed the 24th position.