MySpace Beats E-mail

myspace.jpg Wow. This just in from Hitwise:

“MySpace.com is the number one ranked website in the U.S. based on market share of visits. The MySpace website accounted for 4.46 percent of all Internet visits in the U.S. for the week ending July 8, 2006. MySpace.com has received a larger market share of visits for the past two weeks propelling the website past Yahoo! Mail.”

So it finally happened. Social networking beat e-mail. But why? There’s been a ton of mainstream media buzz about social networks in general, and MySpace in particular.

Does this mean now there’s nowhere to go but down?

A more detailed story has been posted in ClickZ Stats.

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