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Facebook is Dominating the Internet

Posted on 11.21.2010

If you ever needed convincing that social media should be a part of your marketing mix - this is it.

According to Hitwise, Facebook's traffic increased a whopping 60 percent between November 2009 and November 2010. Even more stunning is that Facebook accounted for nearly one-fourth of page views and 10 percent of all Internet visits. That's well over Google's 7 percent.

"The market share of page views for was 24.27 percent last week, 3.8x the volume of the second-ranked website,, with 6.93 percent," said Heather Dougherty, Experian Hitwise's director of research.

If Google ever faced true competition, this is it.

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