SOURCE: NetRatings, Inc.

September 19, 2007 18:30 ET

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

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 19, 2007) - Nielsen//NetRatings reports August 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 August 2007,
Ranked by Searches (U.S.)
                                Searches      YOY    Share of
Provider                           (000)   Growth    Searches
1.  Google Search              4,199,495    39.8%       53.6%
2.  Yahoo! Search              1,561,903     8.9%       19.9%
3.  MSN/Windows Live Search    1,011,398    69.8%       12.9%
4.  AOL Search                   435,088    32.4%        5.6%
5. Search               136,853     0.0%        1.7%
6.  My Web Search                 71,724     N/A         0.9%
7.  BellSouth Search              37,762     N/A         0.5%
8.  Comcast Search                34,699     N/A         0.4%
9.  My Way Search                 32,483   -76.1%        0.4%
10. SBC Yellow Pages Search       31,912    39.2%        0.4%

Source: Nielsen//NetRatings MegaView Search

Example: An estimated 4.2 billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 54 percent of all search queries conducted during the given time period.

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