Top 10 US Social-Network and Blog Site Rankings Issued for Oct.

November 14, 2007

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MySpace.com again tops the rankings of top US social-networking sites, with more than 58.8 million unique visitors in October, according to custom lists of top US social-networking sites and blogs compiled by Nielsen Online. Google’s Blogger remains atop blog site rankings with 34.1 million visitors.

Ranked second among social-networking sites, Facebook increased the number of visitors to 19.5 million, up 125% vs. Oct. 2006. MySpace visitors increased 19% year over year.

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The top 2 social networks’ number of visitors increased from September, whereas those ranked 3rd through 4th decreased visitor numbers slightly from the previous month. (Compare with Sept. social-network data.)

Among blog sites, top-ranked Blogger increased its visitors a significant 58% from the year-earlier period, reaching 34.1 million visitors.

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More impressively, however, WordPress moved up the rankings to the No. 2 spot – having grown a whopping 444% compared with the year-earlier period. It accounted for 11.4 million visitors, up from 2.1 million last year.

Six Apart Type Pad, dropping to No. 3, also grew – 20% – to nearly 10.6 million visitors in October.

(See this table to make month-to-month [Sept. ’07 vs. Oct. ’07] comparisons for blog sites.)

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