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Bing continues to Grow

Posted By Sujith Kosaraju on September 25th, 2009

Good news for Bing fans, The search engine continues to grow from its inception. According to the August 2009 Comscore search rankings, Microsoft sites grabbed an additional 0.4% share. Meanwhile, Google lost 0.1% share as did AOL, which is powered by Google search. Yahoo! and Ask.com remained steady.

This brings Bing’s market share gains since launch to 1.3% and Google’s loss since Bing’s launch to 0.4%. With the latest August numbers Microsoft stands at 9.3% compared to Google at 64.6%, this is first time ever Google’s Search share is dropping after the Search giant has taken over Yahoo Search.

Search Market Share August 2009

Search Market Share August 2009

Meanwhile, Bing experienced the biggest growth among the top 5 in search queries, at 7%, outpacing the percentage growth of overall searches as well.