Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Facebook Surpasses Google in US Hits

March 18, 2010: summarized from boston.com -- NEW YORK — Facebook Inc., the world’s largest social networking site, surpassed Google Inc.’s search engine in weekly hits to become the most visited website in the United States for the first time, according to research firm Hitwise.

Facebook.com accounted for 7.07 percent of visits in the week ended March 13, topping Google.com's 7.03 percent, New York-based Hitwise said in a March 15 blog post. Facebook almost tripled its visits from a year earlier, compared with 9 percent growth at Google, the most popular search engine.

Facebook, started in 2004, has lured users by adding games and making it easier to check messages, notifications, and friend requests. To compete, Google added a social networking feature called Buzz to its Gmail e-mail service last month, allowing users to share photos, comments, and clips from its YouTube video site. The company is considering building a version that works outside of Gmail.

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