New York – Twitter surpassed News Corp.’s (NYSE: NWS) MySpace to become
the third-largest social networking-type service in the world last month, The Wall
Street Journal reported, citing remarks from Twitter COO Dick Costolo.
According to comScore, Twitter counted nearly 96 million unique visitors in
August — up 76% from a year ago — while MySpace’s traffic dropped 17% from
last August to 95 million unique visitors.