Facebook is UK’s fastest growing site in April

May 29, 2007 | Uncategorized

comScore World Metrix figures show that Facebook was the UK’s fastest growing site in April, writes New Media Age. Traffic to the site grew 38% to reach 3.7m (up 90% for March and April combined). Other social networking and sharing sites also did well: Bebo grew 6% from March 2007 while Photobucket grew 5% to […]

comScore World Metrix figures show that Facebook was the UK’s fastest growing site in April, writes New Media Age. Traffic to the site grew 38% to reach 3.7m (up 90% for March and April combined). Other social networking and sharing sites also did well: Bebo grew 6% from March 2007 while Photobucket grew 5% to reach 2.5m visitors.
At the end of May Facebook announced the release of a new open development platform (dubbed Facebook Platform) which allows third-party coders to build widget-style applications for the site. Some 85 applications have already been built including a music player a photo slideshow and a video message sender. Facebook have signed-up 65 partners to develop further applications including Microsoft, Amazon and PhotoBucket.
From comScore: http://www.comscore.com, 29/05/2007
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com

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