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Nielsen Announces July U.S. Search Share Rankings

 

NEW YORK– August 12, 2009 – The Nielsen Company today reported July 2009 data for the top U.S. Search Providers.

MegaView Search data – including total searches, unique searchers, search share, and all other search figures – cannot be trended with search results prior to June 2009 due to recent methodology changes

Table 1: Top 10 Search Providers for July 2009, Ranked by Searches (U.S.)

Provider

Searches (000)

M-O-M % Growth

Share of Searches

All Search

10,508,032

5%

100%

Google Search

6,809,116

3%

64.8%

Yahoo! Search

1,801,151

11%

17.1%

MSN/Windows

Live/Bing Search

946,857

8%

9.0%

AOL Search

327,448

10%

3.1%

Ask.com Search

181,108

1%

1.7%

My Web Search

127,747

16%

1.2%

Comcast Search

64,176

41%

0.6%

Yellow Pages Search

36,936

-3%

0.4%

NexTag Search

31,714

5%

0.3%

AT&T Worldnet Search

17,193

11%

0.2%

 Source: Nielsen MegaView Search

Searches represent the total number of queries conducted at the provider. Example:  An estimated 6.6 billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 66.1 percent of all search queries conducted during the given time period.