Yahoo was in the news a lot last year, not only for the products and services it launched or revamped, but often also for the many acquisitions it made. Ever since Marissa Mayer was handed the reins, Yahoo has made some radical changes, it even changed its logo. Even if the company’s revenues haven’t been spectacular over the past few months, it did manage to bring in a lot of traffic as compared to its rivals. The latest data from comScore, an analytics firm, reveals that Yahoo was actually the top U.S. web property in December 2013.ComScore has released its list of the top 50 online properties in the U.S., the list includes social networks, search engines and news websites that drew in traffic from desktop computers in the country. Without including mobile traffic, this list takes into account the more than 224 million desktop using internet audience. Yahoo sits at the top with over 195 million unique visitors, trailed by Google in second place with 192 million. Yahoo is actually ahead of behemoths like Facebook and Amazon, which drew in 140 million and 116 million unique visitors respectively. Facebook was hands down the most popular social network in this list, with LinkedIn coming in at 20th place with over 45 million visitors, Twitter was down in 24th place with more than 39 million unique visitors from desktop users in the U.S.
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