Bebo overtakes eBay as the most searched term

Hitwise has reported that searches for Bebo, the social networking site, has overtaken eBay.

see the press releases here

Except for one week in September 2006, the term "ebay" has topped the list as the highest volume search term in the UK. However, Bebo again became the #1 most searched for term in the UK for the week ending 26th May 2007 and has held the #1 position for the past three weeks. Share of UK Internet searches for "bebo" have increased three fold in the past year and two-fold in the past six months. (the press release was 11th June)

eBay is still ranking about Bebo in share of traffic.

1 Google UK 8.20%
2 eBay UK 2.70%
3 Windows Live Hotmail 2.64%
4 Google 2.44%
5 MSN UK 1.54%
6 Bebo 1.52%
7 Orange 1.47%
8 MySpace 1.36%
9 Yahoo! Europe Mail 1.24%
10 Yahoo! UK & Ireland 0.91%


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