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Google Increasing Search Share. YTD Non-mobile Search Results Have Grown 6.7%.

comScore’s February Search Query results have Google increasing it share from 67.0% in January to 67.5% in February. Microsoft edged up from 16.5% to 16.7% while Yahoo! decreased from 12.1% to 11.6%.


Bing Grows Into A Bigger Pimple On Google

Bing Grows Into A Bigger Pimple On Google

Slowly but steadily, Microsoft Bing has become a potent threat to Google in the search market. Over the last few months, Microsoft’s aggressive strategy with Bing has started to yield market share gains over competitors Google, Yahoo and AOL in the U.S. search market. Bing’s market share, which was around 11% in September 2010, is now close to 14% as of February 2011.


Study Shows Bing Is More Accurate Than Google, And It's Gaining Share

Study Shows Bing Is More Accurate Than Google, And It's Gaining Share

No wonder Google seems so panicked about Bing. The latest results from market researcher Experian Hitwise show not only that Bing grew at Google's expense in January. They also show that Bing is delivering more accurate results. In the U.S., Bing now powers more than 27% of search results, up from 25% in December. That's despite a slight decline in traffic to Yahoo's search site, which has been powered by Bing since December.

Senh: More accurate results? How can Bing get more accurate results when all you're doing is copying Google's search results? That's lame.


Bing Passes Yahoo To Become Number 2 Search Engine: Nielsen

Bing Passes Yahoo To Become Number 2 Search Engine: Nielsen

According to Nielsen data out this morning Microsoft's Bing has passed Yahoo to become the number two search engine in the US. Nielsen says that Google's August share is 65% (and growth is flat) but that Bing and Yahoo have now switched places.


Google Crowned "King of Malware"

Google has been crowned the 'king of malware' by security company Barracuda Networks, linking to twice as much malware as search rivals Bing, Yahoo and Twitter combined.

Senh: This would explain some of viruses I've been getting every so often by clicking on a link from Google's search results page. But in fairness to Google, they are by far the biggest search engine on the planet, and people do perform more than twice as many searches on Google than Bing, Yahoo, and Twitter combined.


Collecta Offers A Real-Time View Into MySpace

The buzz around realtime search of social networks has mostly surrounded Twitter and Facebook. Collecta, OneRiot and the search giants, including Microsoft, Google and Yahoo all tap into Twitter (and Facebook too) to capture the realtime stream of content. But MySpace is also getting into the game, recently releasing a set of real-time APIs that both OneRiot and Google will be tapping into to provide content from the social network. Today, real-time search engine Collecta has launched a search platform that offers a real-time view into MySpace.


Side By Side: A Look At The Top Search Trends From Yahoo, Bing, And Google

The results are in: Bing, Yahoo, and Google have all released their top search trends for 2009. We've been following them over the last few days, and decided we'd put them side by side to see if any interesting patterns emerged.


Did Bing's Growth Spurt Come to a Halt in September?

Did Bing's Growth Spurt Come to a Halt in September?

After months of slow but steady increases in its market share, Bing's share of the search market in the US and globally fell for the first time in September.


What Does Google's High Customer Satisfaction Rating Mean for Bing?

According to the results of a new survey by the American Consumer Satisfaction Index, Google's users are extremely happy with their search engine. Google scored 86 points out of a possible 100, followed by Yahoo with 77 points.


Google Loses Search Market Share … to Yahoo?!

A week and a half ago, we highlighted numbers from StatCounter that demonstrated that Google was losing market share to Bing. This made sense: Bing is a new search engine with heavy marketing and compelling features.


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