Social networking usage (Facebook…) surpassed email: what does it mean?

Morgan Stanley yesterday released its latest Internet trends report.

In the PDF version of that report, which is a nice collection of stats and graphs for your next PowerPoint presentation, there is a graphic that shows that, from a communications perspective, social networking has surpassed email.

The graph, that is based on comScore data, clearly indicates that social networking usage surpassed email.

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comScore: new strategic focus of MySpace on entertainment seems to be successful

Earlier this week, comScore presented its “2009 U.S. Digital Year in Review’.

When summarizing 2009’s social networking trends, comScore writes that social networking continued to gain momentum in 2009.

And it will not be different this year. Time for some details.  As I wrote before comScore found that in December 2009 almost 4 out of 5 Internet users visited a social networking site.

Overall, social networking activity now accounts for 11% of all time spent online in the US, comScore says, adding that it’s “one of the most engaging activities across the Web”.

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