It’s official — playing Farmville and tagging friends in photos (and consequently untagging embarrassing photos of yourself from your friends’ photos) has become more popular than actually trying to find things on the internet, as a new report shows Facebook edged out Google as the most-visited site on the internet last week.
According to Hitwise, Facebook accounted for 7.07% of all web traffic for the week ending March 13. That barely edges out Google’s 7.03%.
This is huge news for Facebook, who only a year ago accounted for around 2% of U.S. web traffic.
Does this news herald in the new age of Facebook? Or is that bubble due to burst once something new comes along?
Facebook edges past Google for weekly traffic [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]