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Yahoo, Microsoft Register Growth in US Search Market Reveals comScore

Digital watchdog comScore on Wednesday released a new report to reveal latest rankings for search engines in the United States.

According to Market Watch, comScore Inc. has come up with its monthly ranking, qSearch analysis for web-based search engines in the US. comScore has revealed that the market place is being led by websites associated with Google as it hosted majority of the total searches conducted in the month of July.

“Google Sites ranked first with 11.2 billion searches followed by Yahoo! Sites with 2.8 billion (up 4 percent) and Microsoft Sites with 2.5 billion (up 3 percent). Ask Network delivered 494 million searches (up 3 percent), followed by AOL, Inc. with 251 million (up 5 percent).” Market Watch informed about the Explicit Core Search data revealed by the market measurement firm. The report also adds that July saw three percent hike in its total queries conducted to reach 17.1 billion.

In US alone, Google retained its first position with 65.1 percent market share while rival search company, Yahoo Inc. bagged a share of 16.1 percent, Microsoft websites took over 14.4 percent. Major Websites were followed by Ask Network and AOL with 2.9 and 1.5 percent of search market share in the US respectively.