Pinterest is now the number three most-popular social network in the U.S., behind Facebook and Twitter, according to Experian Hitwise.
According to reports, Pinterest got 21.5 million visits during the week ending Jan. 28, a nearly 30-fold increase over a comparable week in July. Not surprisingly, the site skews female with a 60/40 ration of women to men visitors.
Experian rep Matt Tatham says Pinterest beat its next-closest competitor, LinkedIn, in total visits in February. Tatham says the rankings by total visits for March is as follows:
- 1. Facebook: 7 billion
- 2. Twitter: 182 million
- 3. Pinterest: 104 million
- 4. LinkedIn: 86 million
- 5. Tagged: 72 million
- 6. Google+: 61 million