Last month, the summer has officially begun and so it is the time to review the most popular websites in the U.S. for June 2012, through the recent report of comScore, as indeed the summer impact was already sensible while many Americans visited travel-related websites.
Overall, about 221.2 million Americans have browsed the web in June, almost equally compared to May stats. Here are the top 50 U.S. web properties for June 2012:
Top 10 – Same Old, Same Old
Not much has changed on the top 10 web properties in June really, or throughout the year for that matter- Google sites still first with over 189 million visitors (0.3% increase compared to June), followed by Yahoo sites with 167 million visitors (-0.1%) and Microsoft sites with 166 million visitors (+1.4%).
Facebook completes the usual giant four list with almost 160 million visitors (+1.1%). Aol sites benefited from a nice gain of 3.3% visits to a total of 114 million in fifth and Amazon sixth with nearly 101 million visitors (+1.3%). Both Ask with 88 million visitors (-3.4%) and Wikimedia sites with 83 million visitors (-3.8%) suffered from a decline in seventh and eighth respectively.
Apple has advanced to the ninth place with 81 million visitors (+0.2%) on the expense of the big dropper Glam Media with 79 million visitors (-7.7%) on tenth.
Zynga and Mozilla Rising, Answers.com Falling
Zynga had a fabulous month with an amazing rise of more than double the visitors compared to the prior month with nearly 15 million visitors. The Firefox browser maker, Mozilla, also had a fantastic month with a jump of 56% in visitors with almost 32 million.
Others prominent winners were FullSail.edu (Full Sail University website) with a jump of 34% to 7.5 million visitors, Sprint Nextel with a jump of 33% to 13 million visitors and BuzzFeed with an increase of 27% to 11 million visitors.
In the other side of the equation it is worth mentioning Answers.com which fell by 18% to 39 million visitors. Anyways, here’s the top winners list of June:
Travel-Related Sites Boosts
Millions of Americans have visited travel-related websites in June as they planned their summer vacations. Some of the most gaining categories are ground/cruise travel with 9% rise, hotels/resorts with 8% jump, travel transaction with 5% rise and car rental with 5% increase.
Here’s the list of the top gaining categories for June 2012: