US Web users spending more time on Facebook than Google

September 17, 2010

According to new research, Internet users in the US are spending more time on Facebook than searching with Google. The data shows that people spent 41.1 million minutes on Facebook, or nearly 10% of their Web-surfing minutes for the month. That just exceeded the 39.8 million minutes, or 9.6%, people spent on all Google sites combined, including Gmail and YouTube. Yahoo! placed third in terms of time spent browsing, with users having spent 37.7 million minutes, or 9.1% of their time, on Yahoo! sites. Associated Press