Nielsen//NetRatings: Google Captures Half Of August Searches
Sep 20, 2006, 6:00 AM
With more than 3 billion U.S. searches last month--a 30 percent increase from August of 2005--Google accounted for 50.2 percent of all searches, according to new data by Nielsen//NetRatings. Yahoo claimed 24 percent of the market with around 1.43 billion searches--a 24 percent rise from last year. Rounding out the top three was MSN, which accounted for 10 percent of the market with 595 million searches--an increase of 3 percent from last year.