ComScore: Big Three Gained In June Searches

    July 18, 2008
    WebProNews Staff

Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft all saw month over month increases in their share of the US search market in June 2008.

While one rankings service lists Google nearing 70 percent of the US search market, another has them at a far less lofty level.

ComScore publisned their June rankings for the top five search engines today, with Google taking 61.8 percent of US searches. American searchers tapped out 11.5 billion “core searches” during the month, a 7 percent gain from May.

Yahoo drew 20.6 percent of June’s searches, down 0.3 percent from May. Microsoft pulled in 8.5 percent, also down from May by 0.7 percent. and AOL each gained enough to get 4.5 percent of the search market each.

Out of those 11.5 billion core searches in June, Google took 7 billion of them. Yahoo’s 2.4 billion and Microsoft’s 1 billion followed. experienced a small increase to 501 million queries, but AOL fell from 486 million to 471 million queries.