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Google is once again on the move

2006 appears to be a banner year for Google. It purchased the highly popular YouTube online video site in early October and saw its stock price dance with the $500 mark in November. Now according to ComScore Networks Inc., Google Inc. has slightly edged in front of Yahoo! Inc. to become the second most visited website for the month of November.

ComScore's figures show that Google's site traffic rose by 9.1% to 475.7 million visitors while Yahoo's traffic rose just 5.2% bringing its tally to 475.3 million visitors. Microsoft still held on to a 26 million visitor advantage at 501.7 million.

News Corp.'s Fox Interactive Media sites also saw a significant increase in traffic thanks to the booming popularity of Traffic for the company rose to a healthy 130.4 million visitors.

YouTube, Google’s recent acquisition, saw its visitors rise 24-fold to 107.9 million.

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By iLikeHam on 12/28/2006 10:35:02 AM , Rating: 2
It must be added to this entire thread that one of the most relevant and necessary aspects of all of this is that Jeff politely ends each thread with his name at the bottom, Jeff. Thanks, Jeff. As I read each of your threads, I find myself shaking my head in disagreement with your contentions, finding your arguments to be littered with flaws and baseless opinion and essentially being a waste of time. Then I get to the bottom and see you have thoughtfully reminded us that you are indeed Jeff. Obviously, the insertion of your name in a meaningless posting on a newsstory suddenly validates your arguments and gives you, as Jeff, much credibility.

The point of my reply is this: I like ham.

Btw, what makes your M3 so Xtreme Jeff? Hey, thats what you should start calling yourself, XtremeJeff! You're welcome. My M3 is extreme, probably more so, however, it's spelled differently.

BtwBtw, Microsoft has every right in the world to default IE to They created windows and generously decided to include a browser which, really, they didn't have to do. However, then only the savviest computer user would be able to figure out how to overcome this issue. Thus, if they are including a browser (IE) they created in a product (Windows) they created, then it's absolutely fair and legitimate for it to default to a website of their choice. Like XtremeJeff and his army of friends, my browser defaults to by choice, for the sole reason that it loads fast. Why do you think remains relatively ad free?

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