MySpace drops from UK's 10 leading social networks

MySpace drops from UK’s 10 leading social networks

“As Facebook climbs, MySpace is on its way out with the former giant of the social scene now out of the UK’s 10 most popular social networks

Former social networking behemoth MySpace has dropped out of the UK’s list of the 10 most popular online social services for the first time, being replace by the likes of Stumble Upon.

Whilst the figures, compiled by Experian Hitwise, have played fast and loose with the term social network, the rapid decline of the sector’s former powerhouse is evident with MySpace now being visited less frequently than the likes of Moneysavingexpert and the Moshi Monster website.

“MySpace traffic has been on the decline for at least three years now but this is the first time the social network has fallen out of the Experian Hitwise top 10,” said James Murray of chart tracking service Experian Hitwise.

“In its place, Stumble Upon has risen in the rankings and is now the UK’s tenth most popular social network.

“As the social media landscape continues to evolve, brands need to be aware of the fast moving trends and which social sites people are visiting””

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