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Facebook Beats Yahoo: Now the 2nd Most Visited Site in US

Web analytics firm compete.com disclosed that Facebook is bigger than Yahoo (in terms of traffic) in United States. Started in 90s yahoo was the world’s number 1 portal of the world for years.  Two years back Google crossed Yahoo to become the world’s most visited website. Facebook a relatively newbie in the industry raised the alarm for Yahoo last month.

Yahoo acquired 133.45 million visitors from United States with Facebook behind a little with 132.13 million visits. Facebook, however, in January 2010 acquired more visitors than Yahoo. 133.62 million visitors as compared to Yahoo’s 132 million.

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A while back Facebook celebrated 400 Million monthly users, which are growing constantly. Now the only thing in Facebook’s way is Google.

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Google on the other hand realizes this and their recent product “Google Buzz” clearly shows that they aren’t going to give up with ease.

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One Response to "Facebook Beats Yahoo: Now the 2nd Most Visited Site in US"

  1. AdamCMiller says:

    Hi, Nice Blog! Good info here. Facebook is a wonderful source of traffic now a days. A lot of efforts are done by the webmasters to monetize Facebook to get traffic. But, only few of them are successful. You will not believe but, I am getting near about 15000 Unique Visitors only from my Facebook Fan Pages to my websites every month. Facebook has really enhanced my sales in a terrific way. I have developed my own method, With the help of which, I have reached at 5000 friends level in 7 days only and I got near about 70000 fans in last 30 days only. These fans visit my websites and I earn a lot of bucks :).

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