Monday, December 17, 2007

Top 10 U.S. Social-Network and Blog Site Rankings Issued for Nov.

Top 10 U.S. Social-Network and Blog Site Rankings Issued for Nov.

source: yet again tops the rankings of top U.S. social-networking sites, with nearly 57.4 million unique visitors in Nov., down from October's 58.8 million, according to custom lists of top U.S. social-networking sites and blogs compiled by Nielsen Online, reports MarketingCharts.

Google's Blogger remains atop blog site rankings with 33.6 million visitors, down from October's 34.1 million.

Ranked second among social-networking sites, Facebook increased the number of visitors to nearly 22.0 million, up from October's 19.5 million - and up 89 percent vs. Nov. 2006, whereas MySpace visitors increased just 7 percent year over year.

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Among blog sites, top-ranked Blogger increased its visitors a significant 49 percent from the year-earlier period, accounting for 33.6 million visitors in Nov., albeit that was down from this October's 34.1 million.

More impressively, however, WordPress, which maintained the No. 2 rank it first achieved in Oct., grew 310 percent from the year-earlier period. In Nov. it accounted for 12.0 million visitors, up from 11.4 million in Oct. - and up from 2.9 million last year.

Six Apart Type Pad, now No. 3, also grew - 22 percent from last year - to more than 11.0 million in Nov., up from nearly 10.6 million visitors in Oct.

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