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For the first time in India, Facebook was the most visited social networking site with 20.9 million visitors in July
Written by Jamie Yap, Contributor on

For the first time in India, Facebook snagged the top position as the most visited social networking site with 20.9 million visitors in July, marking a 12 percent jump from June and a 179 percent from the year before.

According to the new stats from ComScore, released Wednesday, Google's social network Orkut clocked in at second place with 19.9 million visitors, up 16 percent from July 2009 when the site had actually more visitors that Facebook's 7.5 million.

More than 33 million Web users in India, aged 15 and above, visited social networking sites in July, up 43 percent over 2009. This group accounted for 84 percent of the country's overall Internet audience.

For more of this story, read Facebook top social networking site in India on ZDNet Asia.

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