comScore has released its monthly qSearch analysis of activity across competitive search engines. In February 2007, Google Sites captured 48.1 percent of the U.S. search market, gaining 0.6 share points from the previous month. Yahoo! Sites maintained its second place ranking with 28.1 percent of U.S. searches, followed by Microsoft Sites (10.5 percent), Ask Network (5.0 percent) and Time Warner Network (4.9 percent).
Share of Online Searches by Engine
January 2007 – February 2007
Total U.S. Home, Work and University Internet Users
Source: comScore qSearch
|Jan-07||Feb-07||Pt Chg vs. Previous Month|
|Time Warner Network||5.0||4.9||-0.1|
Americans conducted 6.9 billion searches online in February, up 1 percent versus January and 19 percent versus February 2006. Google Sites led the pack with 3.3 billion search queries performed, followed by Yahoo Sites (2.0 billion), MSN-Microsoft (730 million), Ask Network (348 million), and Time Warner Network (338 million).