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Webmail: older people using it more, teens tossing it aside

Taking a look at comScore's comparison of 2009 vs. 2010 webmail use, a couple things are pretty clear. Older users are finally starting to see how Web-based email is useful and getting into the swing of things. That, in turn, seems to be causing teenagers to turn up their noses and flee services like Gmail and Hotmail in droves. OK, maybe it's not the increase in older users causing teens to...

Facebook overtakes Yahoo! to become 3rd-most-visited Web property

Facebook has passed Yahoo! to become the 3rd-most-visited Web property in the world, according to web analytics site ComScore. ComScore's November numbers showed Facebook at 648 million unique visitors per month to Yahoo!'s 630 million. Meanwhile, Google and Microsoft are still hanging tough in the number 1 and 2 spots. These stats take into account all of the sites' separate services and pages,...

Are Yahoo and Microsoft trying to game comScore for a better market share?

Business Insider just published June's comScore Search Numbers. The picture is actually quite predictable; Google seriously dominates the market, and Microsoft and Yahoo trail behind. There's no big news there. What is interesting is that comScore apparently thinks that Yahoo and Microsoft are trying to game its system. For example, both Bing and Yahoo show relevant search suggestions at the top...

Ghostery brings its privacy watchdog abilities to Google Chrome

With more than 1.3 million downloads, the Ghostery add-on for Firefox is obviously an extremely popular way to know who's keeping tabs on your Web browsing. All kinds of tracking goes on behind the scenes while you surf. Google, Omniture, comScore, and others are gathering data wherever they can. If you'd like to know what's going on in the background but you surf with Google Chrome, you can...

Googleholic for March 4, 2008

Welcome to Googleholic - your bi-weekly fix of everything Google! This edition covers: Find parking spaces with Google Maps Google's attempt to improve Ads and how it's not working Google backs human genome project ...

Study: you probably have 880 MP3s and 100 PDF files on your PC

Internet research firm comScore says the average U.S. computer had an average of 3GB worth of MP3 files, and over 300MB worth of WMV (Windows Media Video) files. The study looked at computer hardware and software configurations in April. Here are a few other interesting findings: Hard drive capacity is on the rise. Over the first four months of the year, the number of computers with hard...

MySpace getting old... literally

According to comScore Media Metrix, MySpace users are starting to look a bit long in the tooth. Despite the common conception of MySpace as a teenybopper mecca, comScore says that half of all MySpace users are 35 or older, and the under-25 set makes up only 30 percent of its population. comScore has never been accused of incredible accuracy, but GigaOM's Liz Gannes called Fox Interactive whose...

MySpace Videos surpasses YouTube

SiliconBeat is reporting that, according to comScore Media Metrix, YouTube has been surpassed in traffic by MySpace Videos, whose traffic doubled in July. This seems to be in contradiction with Alexa, which has YouTube continuing to climb above MySpace. According to comScore, YouTube had 16 million visitors in July--a 20% increase over July--compared to MySpace Videos' 20 million. Required reading...