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Top Social Networking Sites in February 2009

April 17, 2009   |  Comments

Which social networks attract the most users and had the greatest gains over the past year?

Social networks attract users. Among the fastest growing sites in February 2009 compared to the same month a year ago: AOL Community and Twitter, according to comScore. Unique visitors to Friendster.com and Propeller.com are declining compared to a year ago. Data are based on an opt-in panel of users representative of the U.S. population.

Top Social Networking Sites by Unique Visitors, February 2009
Property February 2008 (000) February 2009 (000) Change (%)
Total Internet audience 185,017 192,187 4
Social networking audience N/A 122,290 N/A
MySpace.com 67,957 70,303 3
Facebook 32,436 57,375 77
Classmates Online 13,051 16,247 24
MyLife.com N/A 15,345 N/A
Buzznet 5,230 8,661 66
Yahoo Buzz 2,957 7,955 169
AOL Community 76 7,261 9,513
LinkedIn 3,316 6,948 110
AIM Profiles 7,960 6,928 -13
Digg 5,546 6,917 25
Bebo N/A 5,789 N/A
Tagged 1,704 5,396 217
DeviantART 3,710 4,770 29
Twitter 340 4,033 1,085
hi5 Networks 2,728 3,670 35
CaringBridge 1,713 2,483 45
BlackPlanet.com 2,030 2,381 17
Gaia Online 1,685 2,325 38
AddThis 407 2,020 396
SodaHead.com 777 1,801 132
Multiply 1,139 1,754 54
Friendster 2,496 1,689 -32
Xomba 967 1,591 65
Propeller 2,489 1,464 -41
MSN Groups 2,941 1,327 -55
Note: Audience is defined as all persons at U.S. home, work, college, and university locations.
Source: comScore, 2009

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