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Stat Rant: Google Actually Trumps Facebook For News & Can’t We Measure Twitter Correctly?

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Earlier this week, Hitwise put out stats suggesting that Facebook is beating Google and Twitter when it comes to driving traffic to news sites. I dug a little deeper, and I beg to differ. Along the way, some pokes at the need to dig deeper into stats in general. The...
Stat Rant: Google Actually Trumps Facebook For News & Can’t We Measure Twitter Correctly?

The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Pinterest for Marketing

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Over the past few months, you may have heard some chatter about a brand new social network called Pinterest. Not surprising. According to Compete, unique visitors to Pinterest.com increased by 429% from September to December 2011, and the social network already boasts a user base of 3.3 million. Pinterest...
The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Pinterest for Marketing

It’s Official: News Media Are Missing The Twitter Boat

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Less than 0.2 percent of people who use Twitter wind up going to news and media sites from the social-networking site, according to a recent analysis by traffic-measurement firm Hitwise (although Hitwise just looked at traffic coming from the web site, not any third-party apps or services). So what...
It’s Official: News Media Are Missing The Twitter Boat

Instagram just became the 10th most visited social network in the UK

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If you’re still wondering why Facebook ponied up a cool billion dollars for photo sharing app Instagram, Experian Hitwise might have just shed some light on it with some interest statistics. According to Hitwise, Instagram became the 10th most visited social network in the UK last month. That’s absolutely massive,...
Instagram just became the 10th most visited social network in the UK

Hitwise: Facebook.com Now Accounts For 1 In Every 5 Pageviews On The Web (In The U.S.)

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In case you happened to be the victim of a day-long coma yesterday, it was a very exciting day for Mark Zuckerberg, Silicon Valley, and that quaint little social network we’ve all come to know, love, and be terrified of. Facebook filed its S-1 yesterday with the clear intent to...
Hitwise: Facebook.com Now Accounts For 1 In Every 5 Pageviews On The Web (In The U.S.)

“Facebook”, Searched For 16 Percent More Than Google

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According to statistics published by Hitwise yesterday, Facebook has become the most searched brand in the United States. This is calculated by Hitwise as all the search terms which “included the root word ‘Facebook’” of which there were 10,673 search terms. While MySpace still has a substantial number of searches,...
“Facebook”, Searched For 16 Percent More Than Google

When Social Replaces Search, What Can You Do to Monetize?

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When you read an interesting article or visit a new web site, it’s increasingly because a friend sent you a link or mentioned it online. And when you have a question about where to eat or what to buy, you ask your contacts on Facebook or Twitter, or head to...
When Social Replaces Search, What Can You Do to Monetize?

If You Tell Them On Facebook, They Will Come...Again and Again

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In continuing to look at the way that Facebook has become a driving force behind online news consumption, Heather Hopkins of Hitwise has dove into the numbers again, this time examing how Facebook users compare with others in return visits. According to her article, Facebook not only drives a high...
If You Tell Them On Facebook, They Will Come...Again and Again

Pinterest continues explosive growth. Cracks top 30 websites in the US

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According to Experian Hitwise, the Pinterest train keeps rolling and with 21% growth in traffic in Feburary this year, the site has broken into the top 30 for pageviews in the U.S.: Pintererst total US page views increased 21% in Feb-12 & ranks among the top-30 US sites overall in...
Pinterest continues explosive growth. Cracks top 30 websites in the US

Research: Social now sucking eyeballs from search

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Consumers are increasingly finding the answers to their questions in social network services, not search engines. Experience Hitwise data shows UK visits to major search engines dropped by 100 million through August, to 2.21 billion. Whilst that can be partly attributed to a high watermark in the previous, Olympic month...
Research: Social now sucking eyeballs from search
Google dips below 90% market share of UK Search

Facebook may have surpassed Google in the US, but what about other countries?

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There was a significant amount of media attention earlier this week around a report from traffic monitoring company Hitwise that claimed Facebook now has more traffic than Google in the US. First of all it’s worth noting that Hitwise only compared Facebook with Google Search… So Facebook didn’t really...
Facebook may have surpassed Google in the US, but what about other countries?

Facebook, Google and YouTube gain the most from Pinterest’s traffic explosion

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We’ve already seen that Pinterest drives more traffic than Twitter, as well as more traffic than Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn combined, but one thing we haven’t heard much about is where all that traffic is actually going. Experian Hitwise revealed the top 20 sites that are benefitting from Pinterest’s traffic avalanche,...
Facebook, Google and YouTube gain the most from Pinterest’s traffic explosion

Facebook Passes Google as Number One U.S. Site

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Facebook Passes Google as Number One U.S. Site is a post from Chris PirilloFor everyone who swore Google was the King and would never be toppled, I suggest you grab some salt and pepper for the crow you’re about to eat. HitWise has reported that for the week which ended...
Facebook Passes Google as Number One U.S. Site

SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 14, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing-hoo Search Down 4 Percent In Past Year, Hitwise Says June and July haven’t been very kind months for Bing and Yahoo. What Hitwise calls... Please...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 14, 2012

Facebook Drives 3X Traffic to Broadcast Than Google News

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We've spent some time recently looking at how Facebook has become a bigger driver of traffic to online news than news portals like MyYahoo or Google News, and our initial suspicions were confirmed with some data by the folks at HitWise. In continuing to look at this trend, Heather Hopkins,...
Facebook Drives 3X Traffic to Broadcast Than Google News

Just-Eat Just Raised Another $64M From Vitruvian, Index, Greylock For Online Food Ordering

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The UK may have just entered a double-dip recession but that doesn’t seem to have trickled down to how consumers are spending money on take-out food — and the companies that are building businesses around that. The UK-based online food ordering site Just-Eat has picked up a third round of...
Just-Eat Just Raised Another $64M From Vitruvian, Index, Greylock For Online Food Ordering

Google Wave Is Still A Ghost Town (GOOG)

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Remember Google Wave? Perhaps one of the most overhyped products in years, Google's email-service-from-the-future is still not gaining a following. Despite a huge spike when beta invites became available, Google Wave is still toiling in obscurity, according to this chart from Hitwise. As we noted last time we checked up...
Google Wave Is Still A Ghost Town (GOOG)

Facebook Users Prefer Broadcast Media http://bit.ly/cR6cFr via @Hitwise_US (missed this yday while traveling)

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Facebook Users Prefer Broadcast Media http://bit.ly/cR6cFr via @Hitwise_US (missed this yday while traveling)

Twitter traffic up 9% after Google real-time search launch

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After the launch of Google’s real-time search, in December, I predicted that Twitter would get a boost in traffic after declining visitor counts since peaking during the summer of 2009. Looks like I was right. ComScore data show the number of unique visitors to Twitter increased by 9 percent...
Twitter traffic up 9% after Google real-time search launch

Hitwise: Facebook became the most visited site in Brazil over the weekend

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Facebook surpassed Google to become the most visited site by Internet users in Brazil over the weekend, Experian Hitwise reports. In total, Facebook topped the most popular destination ranking for five days this year, with a first occurrence on April 1st. This is an important milestone for the company, in...
Hitwise: Facebook became the most visited site in Brazil over the weekend

Love Social Media? Chances Are You’re Also A Fan of Chipotle, Saab and Victoria’s Secret

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According to a new report by Experian Hitwise, 91% of online adults now regularly use social media in some form or another. This makes social networking the top online activity in the U.S. today, with 15% of all U.S. Internet visits going to a social networking site. Experian’s report also...
Love Social Media? Chances Are You’re Also A Fan of Chipotle, Saab and Victoria’s Secret

Hitwise: Google US Search Share Down 5% In The Last Year; Bing, Yahoo Gained

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Google is still by far the most dominant search engine in the U.S., but in the last year it actually lost some momentum while Yahoo and especially Microsoft’s Bing both saw increases, according to figures out today from Experian Hitwise, and bolstered by separate numbers released yesterday by Compete, with...
Hitwise: Google US Search Share Down 5% In The Last Year; Bing, Yahoo Gained

Why Facebook hasn’t overtaken Google in the UK (and won’t for the foreseeable future)

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You may well have seen our data illustrating that Facebook picked up more US Internet visits than Google.com last week (and possibly even seen me talking about it on Channel 4 News). As a consequence of the interest in the American data, a number of people have asked us: what...
Why Facebook hasn’t overtaken Google in the UK (and won’t for the foreseeable future)

Hitwise: Bing Now Powers Over 30% Of U.S. Searches

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Just a day after it announced its well-received updates to its search result pages, here is some more good news for Bing: according to the latest data from Experian Hitwise, Bing-powered searches — that is searches on Bing.com and search.yahoo.com — now account for 30.01% of all U.S. searches. By itself,...
Hitwise: Bing Now Powers Over 30% Of U.S. Searches

Facebook may have surpassed Google in the US, but what about other countries? | Royal Pingdom

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Shared by Bud I often think search engines are the yellow pages of the web and social media sites its congregation points. There was a significant amount of media attention earlier this week around a report from traffic monitoring company Hitwise that claimed Facebook now has more traffic than Google...
Facebook may have surpassed Google in the US, but what about other countries? | Royal Pingdom

Google Is Bing’s 4th Largest Referrer

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Hitwise tweeted Bing’s largest referrers, or the upstream sites that drive traffic to Bing. It is here we learn that Google is Bing’s fourth largest referrer. Here is a picture of the referrers to Bing as Hitwise published on their Tweet: As you can see, the number one referrer is...
Google Is Bing’s 4th Largest Referrer

Facebook is now the Second Most Popular Website in the U.S.

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Well, we knew this was going to happen. With a high user engagement and a massive userbase build up, Facebook has just slipped pass through Yahoo to become the no.2 most popular website in the U.S. Latest data from Compete.com shows that Facebook is not only raking up userbase but...
Facebook is now the Second Most Popular Website in the U.S.

Last month, 1 in every 5 pages viewed on the web belonged to Facebook

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You may be tired of all of the Facebook chatter and stats after the company filed its S-1 paperwork to go public yesterday. Whether you’re FB’d out or not, this might get your attention. Hitwise has pulled some really powerful stats about Facebook’s first month of 2012, and it’s really...
Last month, 1 in every 5 pages viewed on the web belonged to Facebook

December 2011 was the busiest ever month for UK search

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According to the latest report from Experian Hitwise UK search is growing and continues as the biggest source of traffic to websites. James Murray, Marketing and Research analyst for the company has created a handy infographic illustrating the UK habits and reveals that Yahoo! and Bing both beat Google when it comes...
December 2011 was the busiest ever month for UK search
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