Research firm Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) released its top 50 websites, based on unique visitors, for the month of June. The data offered few surprises, except for the rise of Twitter, which now has as many monthly visitors as professional social network LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD). Twitter’s uniques were 41.1 million to LinkedIn’s 39.6 million.
The sites at the top of the list remained unchanged. Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) sites, which includes YouTube had 189.3 million visitors. Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) sites had 167.2 million, another sign that new management has the scale to make the company a success. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) had 166.1 million unique visitors, followed by Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), the troubled social network, at 159.8 million. AOL (NYSE: AOL) sites were in fifth place with 114 million uniques, which includes traffic to the Huffington Post.
Douglas A. McIntyre