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Google co-founder finally most popular on Google+

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The mood at Google Headquarters must be celebratory right now. After all, one of the company's co-founders is finally more popular on Google+ than Mark Zuckerberg, the man behind Facebook.

It was slightly amusing — at least to those of us who enjoy simple irony — that Mark Zuckerberg managed to stay on top of both Larry Page and Sergey Brin for so long, but a site called Google+ Statistics reveals that the joke's over.

Google+ Statistics has been tracking the popularity of Google+ users based on how often they're "circled" from the very start and while its numbers lag a bit behind the action, it does already show Page as the champion of the leader board:

Google+ Statistics

Zuckerberg is in a close second, followed by musicians Britney Spears and Snoop Dogg. Google's other co-founder, Brin, is stuck in fifth place.

No word as to how Page finally beat Zuckerberg or why Brin is less loved than a guy who likes to end words with -izzle and a gal who spends more time on tabloid covers than concert stages.

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