Q&A Visits on Web Up Almost 900% Since 2006
According to a new Hitwise report, the market share of U.S. visits to Question and Answer websites has increased 118 percent for the week ending Mar. 15, 2008, compared to the same week in 2007. Over the past two years, U.S. visits to this category have increased 889 percent comparing Feb. 2008 versus Feb. 2006.
(The data is based on eight of the leading Answer websites ranked by U.S. market share of visits as defined by the IAB from the Hitwise sample of 10 million)
The most visited website within the Questions and Answers category (Wk of 3/15/08) was Yahoo! Answers which received 74.05 percent of the market share of U.S. visits. WikiAnswers was the second most visited website, followed by Answerbag WikiAnswers, launched in June 2007, has seen its U.S. visits increase 125 percent comparing the week ending Jun. 9, 2007 versus Mar. 15, 2008. Read more at Media Post’s Research Brief