Facebook: More popular than games and email

If you still doubt the power of social media, the Nielsen Company would beg to differ. New research from the ratings service finds sites like Facebook and MySpace are dominating nearly one-quarter of the time Americans spend online these days. 

The sites are so popular that their usage is more than twice that of video games and triple that of email. And they’re growing at an incredible rate.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog.