Other notable increases included News Corp.'s Fox Interactive
Media, whose global traffic surged five-fold to 130.4 million. Web video leader YouTube rose 24-fold to 107.9 million; its traffic was not added to the total for Google, its new parent.
For Google, this was the first time it ever attracted more visitors than Yahoo, capping a year in which the search giant has beaten Yahoo in almost every area where both Web companies
Bloomberg reminds us that this latest achievement for Google reflects its surging popularity outside the United States. Within the U.S., Yahoo, is still the Web traffic leader, according to comScore--although other research firms claim that Fox Interactive Media, led by MySpace.com, has taken that mantle.