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Twitter Blows Past MySpace in Unique Visitors

Twitter keeps growing, MySpace keeps dropping, and their two trend lines finally cross

Twitter has surpassed MySpace in unique visitors to become the No. 3 social networking service behind Facebook and Windows Live Profile, the Wall Street Journal reported.

According to new data from comScore Inc., the four-year-old microblogging service had nearly 96 million unique visitors in August, up 76 percent from the same period last year. MySpace, meanwhile, dropped 17 percent during the same period, to 95 million unique visitors last month.

Facebook dwarfs both Twitter and MySpace with 598 million unique visitors in August; Microsoft’s Windows Live Profile which integrates web-based email and other services, had more than 140 million visitors.

Read more at the Wall Street Journal.