Facebook Reaches Top Ranking in U.S.

Facebook reached an important milestone for the week ending March 13, surpassing Google in the U.S. to become the most visited Website for the week.

Facebook.com reached the No. 1 ranking on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day as well as the weekend of March 6-7. The market share of visits to Facebook.com increased 185 percent three weeks ago as compared to the same week in 2009. Visits to Google.com increased 9 percent during the same time frame.

Together, Facebook.com and Google.com accounted for 14 percent of all U.S. Internet visits.

Facebook reached an important milestone for the week ending March 13, surpassing Google in the U.S. to become the most visited Website for the week.

Facebook.com reached the No. 1 ranking on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day as well as the weekend of March 6-7. The market share of visits to Facebook.com increased 185 percent three weeks ago as compared to the same week in 2009. Visits to Google.com increased 9 percent during the same time frame.

Together, Facebook.com and Google.com accounted for 14 percent of all U.S. Internet visits.

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