MySpace Keeps Growing

    July 12, 2007

MySpace said today that it is outperforming all other social networking sites based on multiple metrics.

MySpace is the most trafficked Web site and has 70 million monthly unique users in the U.S. according to data from comScore MediaMetrix. The site had two billion page views from May to June with the average minutes spent per user per month reaching 200 minutes.

A report from Forrester found that close to 80 percent of 12-17 year olds use MySpace at least weekly, which is four times more than any other social network. "This is just the beginning of MySpace’s evolution and we’re excited to see the continued growth and engagement among our users," said Chris DeWolfe, CEO and co-founder of MySpace.

"Whether uploading a video, registering to vote, or catching up with friends, MySpace continues to be a central part of people’s lives."

comScore MediaMetrix found that MySpace users visit the site 20 percent more often than any other social network. Users spend around 10 minutes more each month than any other social network and the site receives 3 times more visitors on average than its closet competitor.

MySpace is also growing internationally and plans to expand into 10 additional countries in the next year. MySpace has communities in 18 countries and 7 languages including France, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland, Austria, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Japan, Sweden, Austria, Latin America and the United