2014

comScore Releases April U.S. Search Engine Rankings

    RESTON, Va., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, a leader in measuring the
 digital world, today released its monthly qSearch analysis of activity
 across competitive search engines. In April 2007, Google Sites captured
 49.7 percent of the U.S. search market, gaining 1.4 share points from the
 previous month. Yahoo! Sites maintained its second place ranking with 26.8
 percent of U.S. searches, followed by Microsoft Sites (10.3 percent), Ask
 Network (5.1 percent) and Time Warner Network (5.0 percent).
     Share of Online Searches by Engine
     March 2007 - April 2007
     Total U.S. Home, Work and University Internet Users
     Source: comScore qSearch
 
                            Mar-07      Apr-07      Pt Chg vs.
                                                  Previous Month
     Total Internet
      Population           100.0 %       100.0 %        N/A
     Google Sites           48.3 %        49.7 %        1.4
     Yahoo! Sites           27.5 %        26.8 %       -0.7
     Microsoft Sites        10.9 %        10.3 %       -0.6
     Ask Network             5.2 %         5.1 %       -0.1
     Time Warner Network     5.0 %         5.0 %        0.0
 
 
      -- Americans conducted 7.3 billion searches online in April, virtually
         unchanged versus March and up 11 percent versus April 2006.
 
      -- Google Sites led the pack with 3.6 billion search queries performed,
         followed by Yahoo Sites (2.0 billion), Microsoft Sites (757 million),
         Ask Network (376 million), and Time Warner Network (364 million).
     For more information on comScore qSearch, please email
 searchsolutions@comscore.com or call(650) 244-5412.
     About comScore
     comScore, Inc. is a global leader in measuring the digital world. This
 capability is based on a massive, global cross-section of more than 2
 million consumers who have given comScore permission to confidentially
 capture their browsing and transaction behavior, including online and
 offline purchasing. comScore panelists also participate in survey research
 that captures and integrates their attitudes and intentions. Through its
 proprietary technology, comScore measures what matters across a broad
 spectrum of behavior and attitudes. comScore analysts apply this deep
 knowledge of customers and competitors to help clients design powerful
 marketing strategies and tactics that deliver superior ROI. comScore
 services are used by more than 700 clients, including global leaders such
 as AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Verizon, Best Buy, The Newspaper Association of
 America, Tribune Interactive, ESPN, Fox Sports, Nestle, MBNA, Universal
 McCann, the United States Postal Service, Merck and Expedia. For more
 information, please visit http://www.comscore.com.
 
 

SOURCE comScore

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