Facebook has now taken top slot for Google as America’s most-visited website in 2010, according to a new report from Experian Hitwise. With three other variations of Facebook making it into the top 10 as well : “facebook login” at #2, “facebook.com” at #6 and “www.facebook.com” at #9.
Facebook was also the top search term among U.S. Internet users for the second year running with the search term “facebook” accounting for 2.11% of all searches.
With all pages combined they accounted for 3.48% of all searches, a 207% increase from Facebook’s position from last year. The social network accounted for 8.93% of all U.S. visits in 2010 (January-November), beating Google (7.19%), Yahoo Mail (3.52%), Yahoo (3.30%) and YouTube (2.65%).However, Facebook didn’t beat the traffic garnered by all of Google’s properties combined (9.85%).
With Facebook still gaining size and showing no signs of slowing down with a massive 55% increase in Facebook’s U.S. traffic in just the last year.
Other sites that made it into the top slots included YouTube, Craigslist,MySpace, eBay, Yahoo and Mapquest.
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