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Social media usage in Australia

comScore has released the results from a study on 14 August 2009 which has found that more than 70 percent of Internet users in Australia visited a social networking site in June, up 29 percent from the previous year.

Top Social Networking Sites in Australia Based on Unique Visitors
June 2009
Total Australian Internet Audience*, Age 15+ – Home & Work Locations
Source: comScore World Metrix
  Total Unique Visitors (000)
Jun-08 Jun-09 % Change
Total Internet : Total Audience 11,044 12,386 12
Social Networking 6,862 8,857 29
FACEBOOK.COM 3,125 6,102 95
MySpace Sites 3,369 3,530 5
Windows Live Profile N/A 1,962 N/A
Bebo 1,627 1,475 -9
TWITTER.COM 13 800 6,122
DEVIANTART.COM 259 505 95
DIGG.COM 329 494 50
TAGGED.COM 246 475 93
Buzznet 269 409 52
Orkut 36 252 60

*Excludes visitation from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs.

More information is available from comScore.

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