February 16, 2012

French Sites See Strong Rise in Engagement

Hélène Azevedo
Marketing Manager Europe
In France, Google Sites continued to rank as the top online property, attracting 44.7 million unique visitors who spent a combined total of 138 million hours on the site in January 2012. Microsoft Sites ranked second with 39.5 million users and attracted visitors for a total of 115 million hours. Facebook continued to lead by engagement with 184 million hours spent on the site in total. The social network's engagement is still increasing, with a 11 percent rise in time spent between December 2011 and January 2012.

French sites Grouppe PPR, Vivendi and Groupe TF1 saw the strongest growth for engagement (26 percent) between December 2011 and January 2012, while Iliad-Free.fr Sites saw the highest increase in unique visitors (12 percent) amongst the top 20 sites in France.

Top 20 Sites in France January 2012

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