Google Search Captures Lion's Share Of Visitors
May 22, 2006, 7:00 AM
The main search page is the biggest draw among Google properties, claiming nearly 80 percent of total visits to Google domains, with image search a distant second at 9.5 percent, followed by mail at 5.5 percent. Among the three major Internet players--Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft--only Google's search engine has the largest share of visitors. Yahoo's top domain is Yahoo Mail, claiming 33.4 percent of visitors, with the Yahoo main portal page at 31.8 percent and Yahoo Search at 9.8 percent. MSN has a similar breakdown, with Hotmail claiming 40.7 percent of MSN visitors, followed by the MSN portal at 33.1 percent, and MSN search at about 16 percent.