Most popular sites among teens: PLyrics.com, Snapvine, WhateverLife.com

Most popular sites among teens: PLyrics.com, Snapvine, WhateverLife.com

Posted by ZDNet Research @ 12:30 am 11/9/2006

Тhe top sites among US teens 12-17 have shifted from those offering a selection of instant messaging buddy icons to those providing assistance with social networking profiles and page layouts. In September 2003, the #1 site among teens was…

 

Originalicons.com, with teens composing 77.6% of its unique audience. Buddy4u.com and Badass Buddy also made it into the top 10 sites among teens three years ago, with teens accounting for 73.5 and 66.6% of their September Web traffic, respectively. Other popular sites among teens were Blunt Truth, a forum for sharing opinions on movies and music, and Teen People, a celebrity gossip magazine. In September of 2006, sites offering tools to improve social networking profiles with song lyrics, pictures, quotes and layout designs won out with those ages 12-17. PLyrics.com ranked #1 among teens, who made up 68.4% of its unique audience. Notably, nine out of the top 10 teen sites either offered content or tools for social networking site profiles, or were social networking sites themselves. Snapvine, which offers a voice player for social networking sites, ranked #2, with a 67.6% teen audience, followed by WhateverLife.com, with 60.6%.

 

Top sites among US teens in 2003 and 2006

September 2003 Reach September 2006 Reach
Originalicons.com 77.6 PLyrics.com 68.4
Blunt Truth 76.1 Snapvine 67.6
Teen People 73.5 WhateverLife.com 60.6
FireHotQuotes.com 73.5 QuickKwiz 58.8
Buddy4u.com 73.5 PureVolume 58.2
Bolt 71.3 myYearbook 57.0
Badass Buddy 66.6 SparkNotes.com 55.4
SparkNotes.com 63.8 One True Media 55.3
QuizYourFriends.com 63.0 DiscoverClips 55.3
Blurty.com 62.8 Poqbum.com 55.2
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings

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