MICROSOFT’S BING PASSES 20% MARKET SHARE FOR THE FIRST TIME

Most of us have used the Internet and made it an integral part in our daily lives without knowing those companies competing behind it. No other search engine over the market can beat Google  which still topped the list in the market and have resided there ever since. That’s why Google is undeniably considered as the king of the Internet. On the other hand, Ask and AOL remained at the bottom in the said list.

Microsoft’s BING had made an interesting entry into the market but unfortunately it could not get itself match or past the king of the i8nternet internet. But as time goes by, it did build up the pace to match Google gradually and it is believed to be gaining some space for itself according to the latest from comScore.

For the first time ever, Microsoft sites have crossed the 20% milestone which means that it is more than one fifth of overall search traffic is now possessed by the company. Google’s ranking this March as the top leader with 64.4% share was not surprising to say the least and this was 0.1 percentage points less than the previous month’s percentage points but Microsoft has jumped its figures up by 0.3 points since February. On the other hand, Yahoo stood at 12.7% with 0.1 points down. Ask and  have had a steady rating at 1.8% and 1.1% market share, respectively, and form the lowest two of the tier.

About the raw search numbers, comScore have gathered and stated ‘18.9 billion explicit core searches were conducted in March, with Google Sites ranking first with 12.1 billion (up 11 percent). Microsoft Sites ranked second with 3.8 billion searches (up 12 percent), followed by Yahoo Sites with 2.4 billion (up 10 percent), Ask Network with 332 million (up 10 percent) and AOL, Inc. with 203 million (up 10 percent).’

 

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