Google Loses Market Share in July, Yahoo and MSN Gain

The monthly number of internet searches in July 2005 reached an astounding 4.8 billion, a 22% increase over the number of searches conducted in July 2004. To the delight of Google’s competition, Google lost a portion of its market share. ComScore Media Metrix reported that Google’s market share dropped to 36.5% while both MSN and Yahoo improved. MSN saw the largest increase in search frequency in having 744 million domestic searches, a 30% increase over July 2004. As a result MSN’s market share increased to 15.5%.

Source: Search Engine Journal


Posted: Tue - August 23, 2005 at 07:32 AM