Social networks grab 10% of UK internet traffic
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 03/02/2009 06:41
The successes of Facebook and YouTube, along with similar sites, meant that Social networks accounted for 1 in every 10 UK internet visits during Christmas week 2008.
Facebook traffic reached a new high on Christmas Day 2008, when Britain's most popular social-networking site accounted for 1 in every 22 UK internet visits, according to web analyst Hitwise. With a market share of 4.65 percent, Facebook's traffic was up 69 percent on Christmas Day 2007, and it was the second most visited website after Google UK (8.63 percent).