How People Searched

comScore has just released it’s latest findings regarding which search engines are being used by US searchers. The data is from August comparing against July results. The percentages break down as follows:

Google sites are up 1.2% from 36.1% marketshare to 37.3%
Yahoo! sites are down 0.9% from 30.6% to 29.7%
MSN sites are up 1.4% from 14.4% to 15.8%
The Time Warner network is down 1% from 10.6% to 9.6%
AskJeeves is up a whopping 0.1% from 5.9% to 6.0% marketshare

Some other interesting information comScore has provided is:

More than 5 billion searches were conducted by the online U.S. audience in August 2005, up 4.8 percent over the 4.8 billion searches in July 2005.

132.4 million U.S. Internet visitors conducted a search in August 2005, compared to 131 million searchers in July 2005.

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