Social Networking is the buzz word today with growing number of popularity each day. With more number comes more competition and so is happening with Social Media sites as well. There are many social network sites emerged, yet among them Facebook and YouTube are on top and steadily taking over the social web. According to a data revealed by ComScore and shared by Mashable says that Facebook now has 41% of Social Media Traffic.
According to the survey shared by Mashable -
In addition to showing massive and continued traffic growth throughout 2009 and the beginning of 2010, Facebook and YouTube (YouTube) continued to capture the highest volume of social web traffic. Twitter (Twitter) also garnered a ton of mainstream attention, helping the company increase the number of visitors to its site by fivefold over the course of the year.
Taking a look at the unique visitors charts, we see the widespread migration from MySpace (MySpace) to Facebook even more clearly. As of March 2010, Facebook traffic made up 41% of all traffic on a list of popular social destinations. MySpace was in second place, capturing around 24% of traffic. Gmail (Gmail) had 15%, and Twitter had 8%. However, during the same period in 2009, MySpace was in the lead with 38% of site visits over Facebook’s 33%.
The charts posted on Mashable clearly explains the changes in social media traffic between March 2009 and March 2010, and a quick look at them would further offer more details on the difference between the amount of traffic various online destinations enjoyed in the time frame.