Social Networking Blows Up

According to Market Watch the social networking phenomenon continued its stratospheric ascent last month. reached new heights with 50 million visitors in May and nearly doubled its traffic from April, reaching 12.6 million visitors. Facebook, Flickr, MSN SPaces, LiveJournal, Yahoo 360 and Xanga also received millions of visits.
“The popularity of social networking is not expected to wane in the near future,” said Peter Daboll, president and CEO of comScore Media Metrix. “This is a phenomenon we’re seeing not only in the U.S., but also around the world.”
[via Micropersuasion]



About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.