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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Facebook Increases 700 Percent

Social networking sites continue to expand. Blogging traffic is slipping. Reason is likely the simplicity and ease of short snippets versus longer posts. Probably a good thing. There will continue to be people interested in expressing themselves more broadly, just fewer of them.

' ... Facebook use grows by 700%; maintains top social networking spot Though still well behind Facebook, Twitter gains steam with usage up by nearly 4,000% ... In April, Facebook users spent 13.9 billion minutes on the site, a dramatic hike from the year-earlier total of 1.7 billion minutes, according to a report from The Nielsen Co. The 700% increase let Facebook easily maintain its place atop the social networking business ... '

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