Figures for July from ComScore show that Bebo has grown 63% since the start of the year attracting 10.7m unique visitors during the month and putting it ahead of both MySpace (10.1m) and Facebook (7.6m), writes Brand Republic. Overall Bebo now reaches 32% of the UK population, while MySpace and Facebook reach 32% and 24% [...]

Figures for July from ComScore show that Bebo has grown 63% since the start of the year attracting 10.7m unique visitors during the month and putting it ahead of both MySpace (10.1m) and Facebook (7.6m), writes Brand Republic. Overall Bebo now reaches 32% of the UK population, while MySpace and Facebook reach 32% and 24% respectively. Bebo is particulalry strong in Europe with nearly 63% of its users from the region. Both Facebok and MySpace attract around two-thirds of their users from North America. Facebook remains the fastest growing social network in the UK however with growth of 366% since the start of the year. Bebo has also announced a deal with Microsoft to integrate their Windows Live Messenger service with the site. Users will be able to import and export their contact lists direcly between the two services and an IM Me icon will display their online presence allowing contacts to chat via the site. Bebo said that around 90% of their users also use Windows Live Messenger regularly.
From Brand Republic: http://www.brandrepublic.com, 15/08/2007
Bebo: http://www.bebo.com