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Google extends lead in US search market

Google has extended its share of the web search market in the US, the world’s biggest.

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Google has extended its share of the web search market in the US, the world’s biggest.

Web measurement firm comScore Networks said that in December 2006 Google sites captured 47.4% of the US search market, gaining 0.4 share points from the previous month. 

Yahoo sites grew 0.3 share points, maintaining its second place ranking with 28.5% of US searches.

Yahoo was followed by Microsoft sites on 10.5%, Ask Network (5.4%) and Time Warner Network (4.9%).
 
According to comScore, Americans conducted 6.7 billion searches online in December, up 1% versus November.

Annual growth rates in search query volume remained strong, with a 30% increase since the same month a year ago.

Google sites saw 3.2 billion search queries performed in December, with Yahoo sites seeing 1.9 billion, and MSN-Microsoft 713 million.


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