SOURCE: NetRatings, Inc.

May 21, 2007 13:56 ET

Nielsen//NetRatings Announces April U.S. Search Share Rankings

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 21, 2007 --Nielsen//NetRatings (NASDAQ: NTRT) reports April 2007 data for the Top U.S. Search Providers.

Top search providers, ranked by total searches. Searches represent the total number of queries conducted at the provider.

Table 1: Top 10 Search Providers for April 2007,
Ranked by Searches (U.S.)

                               Searches    YOY     Share of
Provider                         (000)    Growth   Searches
                               --------- --------  --------
1. Google Search               3,773,032     42.1%     55.2%
                               --------- --------  --------
2. Yahoo! Search               1,497,154     28.1%     21.9%
                               --------- --------  --------
3. MSN/Windows Live Search       612,526      7.4%      9.0%
                               --------- --------  --------
4. AOL Search                    371,038      6.1%      5.4%
                               --------- --------  --------
5. Ask.com Search                126,286     -2.3%      1.8%
                               --------- --------  --------
6. My Web Search                  67,958      N/A       1.0%
                               --------- --------  --------
7. Comcast Search                 35,239      N/A       0.5%
                               --------- --------  --------
8. EarthLink Search               30,022     -0.2%      0.4%
                               --------- --------  --------
9. Dogpile.com Search             28,556      1.8%      0.4%
                               --------- --------  --------
10. My Way Search                 26,814    -81.0%      0.4%
                               --------- --------  --------

Source: Nielsen//NetRatings MegaView Search, May 2007
Example: An estimated 3.8 billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 55 percent of all search queries conducted during the given time period.

About Nielsen//NetRatings

NetRatings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRT) delivers leading Internet media and market research solutions, marketed globally under the Nielsen//NetRatings brand. With high quality, technology-driven products and services, Nielsen//NetRatings is the global standard for Internet audience measurement and premier source for online advertising intelligence, enabling clients to make informed business decisions regarding their Internet and digital strategies. The Nielsen//NetRatings portfolio includes panel-based and site-centric Internet audience measurement services, online advertising intelligence, user lifestyle and demographic data, e-commerce and transaction metrics, and custom data, research and analysis. For more information, please visit www.nielsen-netratings.com.

Editor's Note: Please source all data to Nielsen//NetRatings.

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