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Everyone knows Facebook is a popular site, but new numbers from Experian Hitwise show just how popular it was in the U.S. during the month of January.
U.S. users visited Google+ 49 million times in December, Experian's statistics show. Facebook remains dominant, though, with many more visitors.
The social-networking giant beats out Google for the top spot in the traffic company's annual list of most-visited Web sites.
After the December debacle over new wording in Instagram's terms of service, traffic statistics suggest the photo-sharing giant has recovered nicely.
While Google still massively dominates the the U.K. search engine market share, it's beginning to slip the tiniest bit.
Well-intentioned parents who've kept their tweens off Facebook are catching on to the workaround: kids are turning to Instagram, the photo-sharing app that may as well be a social network.
Searches for the still-growing-fast social network dominated last year's leader, MySpace, for the first time, according to the traffic firm.
SPDY, short for "speedy," is a faster and more secure successor to HTTP that Google, Facebook and Twitter have adopted.
New data compiled by Royal Pingdom seems to indicate that Pinterest has overtaken Tumblr in terms of traffic.
The traffic firm noticed a clear uptick in U.S. Facebook growth after the site launched Facebook Connect in full, and that's when it passed MySpace in traffic.