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Facebook was most popular U.S. site last week

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 16 Mar 2010 20:39 User comments (4)

Facebook was most popular U.S. site last week Hitwise has posted a very interesting chart today, one that shows that Facebook has become the most popular site (by traffic) in the United States, at least for the week ended March 13th, the first time in years that Google has been unseated for a full week.
Visits to Facebook increased 185 percent for the week year-on-year, while Google only saw 9 percent YoY growth. Combined, FB and Google accounted for a giant 14 percent of all US internet traffic last week.

Facebook was the most visited site on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and the weekend of March 7th, but never for a full week.

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4 user comments

116.3.2010 20:48

Whoa. Social networking takes control

216.3.2010 21:20

Impressive Facebook.

317.3.2010 4:15

Over half logged in to check their stupid freakin farms and another 1/4 to beg for help with their stupid freakin mafia war. Those stupid freakin games turned what was once a good idea into another stupid freakin Myspace.

417.3.2010 12:40

thats bloody impressive, most people have google as their homepage, and google the gateway to the internat for most. thats bloody impressive.

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