Total Number of Search Count Increases in March
The number of searches in the U.S. on the major search engines increased from 9,882 billion in Feb’08 to 10,771 billion in Mar’08 representing a 9% jump. According to comScore, Google sites were the biggest beneficiaries and accounted for more than 6.4 billion core searches, followed by Yahoo sites with 2.3 billion, and Microsoft sites with 1 billion.
Google saw a 10% growth compared to March with Yahoo and MSN trailing at 7% and 6% respectively. Ask has seen the maximum growth over its figures in March. It has seen approximate 12% growth.
Google also continued to lead as the top search engine with a 0.6% increase in the share of searches followed by Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL which all experienced decrease in their market share.