Hitwise

  1. Facebook Overtakes Google.com

    March 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT New figures from research firm Hitwise show that Facebook.com now accounts for 7.07% of all American Web traffic. Google.com accounts for 7.04 per cent of traffic. The latest Hitwise figures cover March 7 to March 13. It is the first time that Fac ...

  2. Google Unveils New Music Search Capabilities

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Search engine giant Google has unveiled expansive new music search capabilities designed to not only facilitate music discovery, streams and sales, but also drive traffic to several digital music services selected as content providers for the newl ...

  3. Digital Briefs: Radiohead, Zune, BlackBerry

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Internet traffic measurement firm Hitwise takes a closer look at how free digital downloads from Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails and Radiohead affects long-term visits to each artist's Web site. Radiohead takes the prize, but it's hard to sa ...

  4. Wiki Impact Further Revealed

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Internet traffic analysis firm Hitwise is running with a story that first appeared in Billboard about Wikipedia's rise as the top choice of destination for Web searches on music acts, and supporting it with some additional custom data. The fi ...

  5. Video Sites Struggle

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There's certainly no shortage of online video sharing sites, but other than YouTube, few are finding much success and many are expected to exit the space before the end of the year. That's the conclusion of an Investors Business Daily ar ...

  6. Facebook Opens To Third-Party Developers

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Social networking site Facebook introduced a program that will allow third-party developers to integrate services and applications into the site, essentially transforming it from a MySpace wannabe to a mash-up of multiple Web sites and services. T ...

  7. MySpace Rival Gaining Market Share In U.K.

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bebo claims 12.9% marketshare. MySpace may be the king of social networking sites in the U.S., but a new report from web research firm Hitwise says that it is playing second fiddle to rival Bebo in the U.K. And while MySpace has its eye on world d ...