updated 09:15 am EST, Tue March 6, 2007
Apple ranks No. 11
Apple for the month of January was No. 11 on the list of most popular global Web properties, mimicking its No. 11 ranking among US properties during the same month according to the latest data from comScore. The research company noted that internet traffic in January 2007 increased 10 percent from the same period in 2006 with internet audiences in India, the Russian Federation and China increasing the most in 2006--growing 33, 21 and 20 percent, respectively.
According to the report, China now represents the second-largest Internet population in the world, with 86.8 million users, after the U.S., which rose 2 percent year-over-year to 153.4 million users age 15 or older in January 2007. The top five Web properties during the month were Microsoft sites, Google sites, Yahoo Sites, Time Warner/AOL, and eBay, followed by Wikipedia and Amazon. Apple saw more than 116 million unique visitors during the month, a fraction of both Microsoft and Google, which topped 500 million uniques during the same period.