It’s official: Facebook overtakes MySpace in traffic

19 Jun 2009

It’s now official. Facebook now has more traffic than MySpace in the U.S. According to Comscore, in May Facebook totaled 70,278,000 unique visitors, up 97 percent from May 2008 to May 2009. MySpace hits shrank 5 percent over the same timeframe, fading to 70,255,000 unique visitors.

That’s pretty

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.