Facebook overtakes Myspace in unique visitors (again)….
MySpace which is running out of surveys that still place it as the #1 social network in the US. Gave up the position to Facebook earlier this month in the stats released by Compete.com, today, the social network slips to second place in the latest numbers from Nielsen Online.
According to data from January, Facebook saw 62.4 million unique visitors, besting MySpace and its 60.6 million uniques for the first time in the survey. At the end of 2008, MySpace still held a narrow lead, with 58.4 million unique visitors in December compared to Facebook’s 55.2 million.
Take a look at the latest stats for the top 20 US social networks below:
Back then in 2007, MySpace claimed 3x more traffic, 3x more engagement, and claimed to not only be America’s most popular social network, but its most popular website.
Here is a report from compete.com on where Facebook and myspace stand.
All of this despite Facebook’s ongoing efforts to shoot itself in the foot with the recent TOSgate.