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In June 2008, Google Sites retained its lead in the U.S. core search market capturing 61.5 percent of the searches conducted, down slightly from 61.8 percent in May. Google was followed by Yahoo! Sites (20.9 percent, up from 20.6 percent in May), Microsoft Sites (9.2 percent, up from 8.5 percent in May), Ask Network (4.3 percent), and AOL LLC (4.1 percent).

Americans conducted 11.5 billion searches at the core search engines, representing a 7-percent increase versus May. Google Sites handled more than 7 billion core searches (up 6 percent from May), followed by Yahoo! Sites with 2.4 billion (up 9 percent), and Microsoft Sites with more than 1 billion (up 15 percent).

The measurements have been conducted by comScore.

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One thought on “Microsoft Search Queries Increase 15%

  1. 15% sounds huge, but when one looks at market share climbing from 8.5% to 9.2% one realizes how huge the search market really is! When talking billions a fraction of a percentage is seriously big numbers!

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