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Article from SFGate.

“Facebook is set to overtake Yahoo this year to seize the biggest share of the U.S. online display advertising market, a study found.

Facebook will reap $2.19 billion in display ads sales this year, for a 17.7 percent share of the U.S. market, topping Yahoo’s 13.1 percent, according to a report today from Internet research firm EMarketer Inc.

Facebook, with more than half a billion users, has lured advertisers such as Coca-Cola Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Adidas AG. The social network’s display ad revenue more than doubled in each of the past two years, and will surge 81 percent in 2011, EMarketer estimated.”

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