Google’s DoubleClick AdPlanner stats have confirmed Facebook is the top visited destination on the internet, with 570 billion page views and 540 million visitors.
The AdPlanner stats reveal that the social networking site Facebook site now attracts 35pc of all traffic on the Top 1,000 websites measured.
Third place was Microsoft’s Live.com, with 39 billion page views, 370 million users and a 24.1pc share of the survey.
Online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, set up by Jimmy Wales, was the fourth most visited property on the internet with a 20pc share of internet traffic measured. It registered 7.9 billion page views and 310m visitors.
Microsoft cropped up in fifth place, too, with MSN.com, which attracts 18.1pc of the traffic, had 11 billion page views and 280 million unique visitors.
Microsoft.com came in at sixth place with 14.8pc of the web’s Top 1,000 site traffic, 3.3 billion page views and 230 million users.
By John Kennedy