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As Facebook's page visits drop, YouTube to replace it as No 2 website in US

Amazon is projected to overtake Yahoo as the fourth most-visited website in the US in the next couple of months

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Although Facebook's app traffic has grown, it is not enough to make up for that loss, CNBC reported on Wednesday citing the study by market research firm SimilarWeb. Owing to a severe decline in monthly page visits, from 8.5 billion to 4.7 billion in the last two years, is set to cede its long-held second position among the top websites in the US to YouTube, according to a new study.

earlier reported that in the second quarter of this year, its number of daily active users remained flat in North America and went down in .

Owned by parent Alphabet, YouTube, on the other hand, has seen increased traffic and rise in viewership, said the study that found Google's position as the biggest website in the US remaining unshaken.

The researchers project that is set to overtake as the fourth most-visited website in the US in the next couple of months.

 

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 11:46 IST
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