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U.S Social Networks Bigger Than Google+

U.S Social Networks Bigger Than Google+

Connecting to the world has never been easier and more accessible than it is today. Especially, social networking sites have been developing as an online service which assists users to express themselves, share interests or make new friends. Appearing in around the mid-90’s, social networking websites turn out to be the phenomenon on current days. In other words, right after people around the globe reach the advancement of Internet, social networking become the biggest industry nowadays.

Google has recently launched Google+ – the next effort in social networking and possibly the search giant’s challenge to Facebook. In core, Google’s new social network, Google+, basically does what all social networking sites do including connections and sharing. Even Google staffs are surprised about how fast the service grows up with more than 10 million registered users. However, it is still a long way to go. Here are eight biggest social networking Web site in the United States that are bigger than Google+. The list is compiled by statistics from Experian Hitwise.

Facebook

Facebook sits on the top thanks to 189.62 million U.S. visits last week

 

Twitter

Twitter, which was launched in July 2006 by Jack Dorsey and has over 200 million users with 350 million tweets a day, got 42.53 million visits in the previous week

 

MySpace

The most popular social networking site in the United States in 2006, 2007, 2008, Myspace, got 23.02 million visits from the U.S

 

Tagged

Tagged.com, which focuses mainly on meeting new people, was visited 21.65 million times last week

 

MyYearbook

MyYearbook is the teenage focused social networking website and the 5th largest social network in the U.S with over 15.24 million visits last week

 

LinkedIn

The business-related social networking site LinkedIn has more than 100 million registered users in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. The site has got 14.67 million visits from the U.S. last week

 

MyLife

MyLife, which was founded by Jeffrey Tinsley in 2002, has 10.88 million visits from the U.S. last week

 

Club Penguin

Club Penguin is the Disney social network for kids which has 7.98 million visits in U.S last week

 

Club Penguin- A Legendary Fate 2

 

Related links:

Google+: Ten Useful Tips for Users

Google+: 7 Interesting Facts

Important Milestones of Social Networks

Jason Ford works as a web developer and an editor of a weekly technology magazine. With the passion in technology, he has published numerous articles to provide readers reliable information about technology products and hot technology events around the world