Facebook, Google, Yahoo Top 3 Source: many eyes Time spent on Facebook was greater than time spent on Google sites in the U.S. in August for the first time in history, according to fresh data from comScore. Meanwhile, Yahoo continues its slide from the top of the heap to the bottom. 72% of Internet users are part of at least one social network, which translates to 940 million users worldwide
Facebook 500 million active users Facebook ’ s current user base is more than 1.6 times the size of the entire US population. If Facebook were a country, it ’ d be second only to China and India.
Twitter microblogging Twitter announced on 4 Sept that they now have more than 145 million registered users . Twitter processed 2.64 billion tweets this August, an increase of 33% over May. In August, an average of 85 million tweets passed through Twitter every day .