Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has reached an important milestone in February 2011. In the second month of the year, the site had 17.92 million unique visitors in Brazil, and first exceeded half of the hits leader’s Orkut, Google. The network of choice for Brazilians ended the month with 32.41 million hits, according to data published in this Thursday (31) the daily O Estado de S. Paulo “.
Facebook ended 2010 with 12.3 million unique visitors, an increase of 45.5% in the year. Over the past six months, the hearing site created by American Mark Zuckerberg shot 65.7% in the country. In the same period, Orkut rose 2.85%.
ComScore audience measurement based on users with more than 6 years. The company takes into account both private and corporate, in companies. Data were collected from 45.23 million users.
In July 2010, Facebook reached the milestone of 500 million registered users worldwide, a five times higher than the 100 million registered on Orkut. The site of Google remains the most popular in just two countries: Brazil and India.