networking site became a sensation overnight after it was praised
by celebrities including Oprah Winfrey and Stephen Fry.
shot up to seven million unique visitors this February compared
to 475,000 the same month a year ago.
company Nielsen Online revealed that 60 per cent of users stop using
the free website just a month after joining it.
aren’t enough new users to make up for defecting ones after a certain
point,’ Nielsen’s David Martin said.
the more established Facebook and MySpace manage to keep 70 per
cent of their fans.