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.
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).
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