Is the bloom off the rose for Facebook? Hitwise reports that MySpace.com received 73.82% of the market share of U.S. visits in April 2008 among a custom category of 57 of the leading social networking websites, according to MediaPost. Here are some more statistics, quoted from the report:
– The market share of U.S. visits to the social networking custom category increased 3% in April 2008 compared to March 2008, but has decreased 16% year-over-year.
– Among the top 10 social networking websites, Facebook ranked second by the market share of visits with 14.8%, followed by MyYearbook, which received 1.33%.
– MyYearbook experienced the largest gain in market share in April 2008, increasing 475% compared to April 2007.
– Facebook and BlackPlanet followed, increasing 32% and 15%, respectively.