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Facebook threatens Orkut in India

India has long been an Orkut holdout for Social Media dominance. Lately, however, Orkut’s lead is not looking so certain. Please consider the following three graphs. CONCLUSION: From below data, we can see a repetition of a trend that took place across SE Asia already. When people try out Facebook, they tend to make it

comScore: Facebook now rules Asia

With several months of rampant growth, the latest numbers from comScore World Metrix show Facebook as THE dominant social network in across Asia. The nearest rival, Baidu Space, has nearly 5 percentage points less reach than Facebook. The reasons behind this are varied by market, but Facebook’s popularity is partly due to the desire of

Orkut 3x bigger than Facebook in India

Latest research from ComScore about India is that Orkut beat Facebook in December 2008 with more than 12.8 million visitors, an increase of 81 percent from the previous year. Orkut’s audience was three times the size of its nearest competitor in the category, Facebook.com. Facebook had 4 million visitors, up 150 percent versus year ago,