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Boxoffice Opening: 14% of Google+ visitors are from India

Internet companies in India usually complain about the low internet user base we have, or at least we would have wanted a faster growth in the user base. The internet user base in India estimate varies from 60 million to 100 million, depending on whom you ask. For a country with over 1 billion people it is reasonably safe to say our online user base is small.

Why is that social networking in India makes its presence felt in the global world? Earlier India was not appearing in any statistics, now it prominently appears in the top 5 countries in various surveys (Hurrah!)

India surely is helping social networking sites to increase their valuations.

comScore just released its first look at visitation to Google+ finding that in its first three weeks (June 29, 2011 – July 19, 2011, i.e. 21 days) the site has reached 20 million worldwide visitors. India ranked as the second largest market for Google+ with 2.8 million visitors.

Some important stats,

And if you thought you have almost settled with Google+, hang on, Microsoft wants to launch its own social networking site Tulalip.

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