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Exploring beyond the toolbar, Alexa overhauls rankings

Until now, Alexa statistics were coming only from users who had manually installed the Alexa toolbar. In 2008, that practice just doesn't float.

By Apr. 17, 2008


Whee! New numbers on social network usage

Traffic firm Compete.com releases a rundown of January 2009 traffic figures from social networks ranging from Facebook to Fubar.com. Facebook comes in on top.

By Feb. 10, 2009


Twitter more popular than free porn: fact!

Some of the most popular free pornography Web sites are getting only a fraction of the Web traffic Twitter is receiving, according to stats on Compete.com.

By May. 22, 2009


Citysearch pulls a total overhaul

The IAC-owned business reviews site has revamped its product to make social-networking features easier to use, as well as to focus on the "hyperlocal" rather than a few metro areas.

By Nov. 18, 2008


MySpace about to lose out to Facebook in U.S.?

Facebook is already bigger worldwide, but News Corp.'s MySpace has dominated in the U.S. One set of numbers says Facebook will soon pass it.

By Sep. 30, 2008


Is that '25 Things' meme driving Facebook growth?

Well, what do you know? A wildly popular and heavily publicized social-networking meme may have actually pulled in extra traffic to the site, according to Compete.com.

By Feb. 11, 2009


Why is Jive bad-mouthing Drupal and Liferay?

Jive has started going after its open-source competition, which may indicate that the upstarts are giving it trouble.

By Apr. 16, 2010


Facebook's growth goes faster and faster and faster

Less than a month after hitting 130 million members, the social network hits 140 million. Would faster-than-expected growth throw its cost management plan into flux?

By Dec. 18, 2008


Open-source traffic is way up in 2008

Venture investing may be down, but the ideas around commercializing open source continue to bubble up.

By Nov. 20, 2008


MySpace sells to Specific Media for $35 million

The once-massive social network has been sold in a deal that's rumored to sit at $35 million. The buyer is advertising network Specific Media.

By Jun. 29, 2011