Google tops search league

Google carried out more than half of all online searches in the world in August, according to a report. A global study by analysts comScore showed more than 61 billion searches were performed by more than 750 million users in the month. Users performed more than 37 billion searches via Google, more than all the other major search engines combined.

Google carried out more than half of all online searches in the world in August, according to a report. A global study by analysts comScore showed more than 61 billion searches were performed by more than 750 million users in the month. Users performed more than 37 billion searches via Google, more than all the other major search engines combined.

Most of the search activity happens in the Asia-Pacific region, and the report said that the large number of Chinese internet users has made the Chinese language search engine Baidu surpass Microsoft, with 3.2 billion searches. Microsoft's websites came in fourth with 2.1 billion searches, trailed by Korea's Naver.com with 2 billion searches worldwide.




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