Search Engine Market Share

Below are the latest ComScore results identifying the most used search engines, including search share and query volumes. Follow the link below to see the original report.

ComScore Search Engine Report 2009

comScore Releases February 2009 U.S.Search Engine Rankings

RESTON, VA, March 13, 2009 – comScore,Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), aleader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly comScoreqSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace. Americans conducted 13.1 billioncore searches in February 2009, down 3 percent versus January – a decline thatis primarily the result of the shortened month.

February 2009 U.S. Core Search Rankings

Google Sites led the U.S. core search market in February with63.3 percent of the searches conducted, followed by Yahoo! Sites (20.6 percent),Microsoft Sites (8.2 percent), Ask Network (4.1 percent) and AOL LLC (3.9 percent).

comScore Core Search Report*
February 2009 vs. January 2009
Total U.S. – Home/Work/University Locations
Source: comScore qSearch 2.0

Core Search Entity

Share of Searches (%)

Jan-09

Feb-09

Point Change

Feb-09 vs. Jan-09

Total Core Search

100.0

100.0

N/A

Google Sites

63.0

63.3

0.3

Yahoo! Sites

21.0

20.6

-0.4

Microsoft Sites

8.5

8.2

-0.3

Ask Network

3.7

4.1

0.4

AOL LLC

3.9

3.9

0.0

* Based on the five major searchengines including partner searches and cross-channel searches. Searches formapping, local directory, and user-generated video sites that are not on thecore domain of the five search engines are not included in the core searchnumbers.

Americansconducted 13.1 billion searches at the core search engines, down 3 percent fromJanuary. Google Sites handled 8.3 billion core searches, followed by Yahoo!Sites with 2.7 billion and Microsoft Sites with 1.1 billion.

comScore Core Search Report*
February 2009 vs. January 2009
Total U.S. – Home/Work/University Locations
Source: comScore qSearch 2.0

Core Search Entity

Search Queries (MM)

Jan-09

Feb-09

Percent Change

Feb-09 vs. Jan-09

Total Core Search

13,496

13,104

-3%

Google Sites

8,497

8,293

-2%

Yahoo! Sites

2,836

2,696

-5%

Microsoft Sites

1,146

1,073

-6%

Ask Network

497

536

8%

AOL LLC

520

507

-3%

* Based on the five major searchengines including partner searches and cross-channel searches. Searches formapping, local directory, and user-generated video sites that are not on thecore domain of the five search engines are not included in the core searchnumbers.

February 2009 U.S.Expanded Search Rankings

In the comScore February 2009 analysis of the topproperties where search activity is observed, Google Sites led with 11.3 billionsearches, down 4 percent versus January. Yahoo! Sites ranked second with 2.8 billionsearches, followed by Microsoft Sites (1.1 billion) and AOL LLC (761 million).

comScore Expanded Search Query Report
February 2009 vs. January 2009
Total U.S. – Home/Work/University Locations
Source: comScore qSearch 2.0

Expanded Search Entity

Search Queries (MM)

Jan-09

Feb-09

Percent Change

Feb-09 vs. Jan-09

Total Expanded Search

19,979

19,176

-4%

Google Sites

11,714

11,250

-4%

Google

8,731

8,541

-2%

YouTube/All Other

2,983

2,709

-9%

Yahoo! Sites

2,979

2,828

-5%

Yahoo!

2,952

2,804

-5%

All Other

27

23

-13%

Microsoft Sites

1,188

1,109

-7%

MSN-Windows Live

1,084

1,015

-6%

“Microsoft/All Other

104

94

-10%

AOL LLC

781

761

-3%

AOL Search Network

452

439

-3%

MapQuest/All Other

330

322

-2%

Ask Network

645

678

5%

Ask.com

317

384

21%

MyWebSearch.com/ All Other

328

294

-10%

eBay

541

513

-5%

Craigslist.org

497

511

3%

Fox Interactive Media

558

487

-13%

MySpace

550

479

-13%

All Other

8

7

-10%

Facebook.com

195

206

6%

Amazon Sites

196

170

-13%

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