Christmas Day : Facebook beats Google, most visited site in UK

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For the first time ever since the evolution of the Internet, if you went that far!, Facebook received more web visits than Google UK site, on a single day… Christmas Day.

Google’s traffic share is constantly between 8-10% in U.K., while Facebook’s is well between 8-6%. Facebook accounted for 10.50% of the internet traffic in the U.K. on December 25th, marginally surpassing Google (9.77%). So, why was Facebook your favorite website on that day? You tell us!

That apart, the Boxing Day (Dec. 26) has come to be the busiest shopping day of the year for online retailers – – 12% higher than on Dec. 5th (earlier peak), and 26% higher than on Christmas Day : according to a Hitwise Intelligence report.

 

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