June 27, 2017

Google Tops Microsoft in Canada

comScore reports that Google surged past Microsoft last month to become Canada’s most visited web property. This is the first time that Google has been #1 in Canada and everyone knows…

…that when Google takes the lead in something it’s usually for good. Yahoo, Facebook and EBay round out the top 5 most visited web properties in Canada.

Top 25 Properties by Number of Canadian Unique Visitors
*January 2008 vs. December 2007
Total Canada – Home and Work Locations**
Source: comScore Media Metrix
Jan-08 Rank Dec-07 Rank Property

Total Unique Visitors (000) Jan-08

N/A N/A Total Internet : Total Audience

23,802

1 2 Google Sites

22,440

2 1 Microsoft Sites

22,424

3 3 Yahoo! Sites

16,481

4 4 Facebook.com

15,354

5 5 eBay

13,856

6 6 Wikipedia Sites

11,683

7 N/A AOL LLC***

10,707

8 7 Yellow Pages Group

9,746

9 8 Amazon Sites

9,521

10 9 Apple Inc.

8,684

11 10 Canoe Network

8,596

12 13 Fox Interactive Media

8,084

13 15 CTVglobemedia

7,876

14 12 CNET Networks

7,706

15 11 The Weather Network Meteomedia

7,702

16 16 New York Times Digital

7,532

17 14 Ask Network

7,309

18 18 Viacom Digital

6,374

19 20 CBC-Radio Canada Sites

6,226

20 19 Adobe Sites

6,073

21 N/A Time Warner – Excluding AOL***

5,583

22 22 Gorilla Nation

5,462

23 21 WhitePages

4,939

24 35 Expedia Inc

4,890

25 24 TD Bank Financial Group

4,573

*Ranking based on the top 100 Canadian properties in January 2008.** Excludes traffic from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs.*** Beginning with January 2008 comScore data, Time Warner Network has now been divided into AOL LLC, which includes all AOL related entities, and Time Warner – Excluding AOL

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