Top 10 Internet & Mobile Sites: Google, Yahoo Lead in 2008

December 30, 2008

Google, Yahoo and MSN/Windows Live were the most popular websites in 2008;? Yahoo Mail, Google Search and Gmail were the top mobile websites; and the Motorola RAZR V3 series was the most popular cell-phone handset, according to The Nielsen Company, which released its annual “Top 10” internet and mobile website rankings for the year.

Top 10 Websites in the US:


Top 10 Websites Accessed over Mobile Phones (US) – October 2008:


In addition to holding the top spot on the mobile handset list with the RAZR V3, which has a 9.3% embedded base of all subscribers, Motorola also nabbed the #2 spot with its MotoKRZR,? which was followed in popularity by LG’s VX8300 series and Apple’s iPhone.

Top 10 Mobile Handsets in Use in the US – Q3 2008:


Nielsen also released Top 10 rankings for mobile master ringtones, which play 20-30 seconds of the originally recorded song and are tracked separately from polyphonic ringtones. Lil Wayne’s Lollipop and Flo Rida’s Low were tops among mastertones this year.

Top 10 Mastertones:


In terms of content downloaders in US markets, the San Francisco area, San Diego, and Austin, TX had the highest percentage of adults downloading content in 2008.

Top US Markets for Content Downloaders:


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