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Is Facebook bigger than Google?

From Future of Real Estate Marketing
Published on Jul 28, 2010

One of my favorite sessions at Real Estate Connect SF earlier this month was a panel answering the question: "Is Facebook bigger than Google?" What do you think? Facebook reports it has more than 500 million active users, and Google sites accounted for about 10.3 billion online searches in June -- about 62.6 percent of all online searches that month, Internet research company comScore Inc. reported. The panelists who spoke during this session were: Drew Burks, Broker, Web Real Estate Tools, @sdRealtors.Nicole Nicolay, Founder & CCO, Agent Evolution, @nik_nik.Dale Chumbley, Realtor with Prudential NW Properties, @DaleChumbley. Burks spoke about recent changes in Facebook and its new Open Graph platform. He emphasized that everyone should add Facebook's "Like" plug-in to their blog (something I need to do ASAP!). It's one of the easiest ways for people to share your info on Facebook. Also, "liking" a post or page helps to index you in ...