Top US social-networking site MySpace.com‘s audience was up 3% in April compared with April ’07, but second-place Facebook‘s was up 56% from a year earlier, according to custom lists compiled by Nielsen Online.
LinkedIn, continuing its stellar growth, increased its unique audience a whopping 361% from a year earlier, reaching nearly 8.7 million in April, compared with less than 1.9 million a year earlier – and retaining its No. 4 position after having unseated Windows Live Spaces in March to take its spot.
MySpace’s unique audience totaled 58.8 million in April, compared with No. 2 Facebook’s 22.5 million.
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WordPress was again up – an impressive 160% from April ’07 – increasing its unique audience to 16.6 million.
Seventh-place HuffingtonPost.com also maintained its impressive growth – 99% – from a year earlier, but dropped down from it fifth-place ranking in March.
Meanwhile, AOL Sports blog The FanHouse moved up one spot, to the No. 5 position, after having entered the top 10 – for the first time - in March. It had 5.7 million unique visitors in April, compared with nearly 4.4 million in March.
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