SOURCE: NetRatings, Inc.

February 28, 2007 11:00 ET

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

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 28, 2007 -- Nielsen//NetRatings (NASDAQ: NTRT) reports January 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 January 2007,
Ranked by Searches (U.S.)

                                Searches        YOY     Share of
Provider                        (000)           Growth  Searches

Google Search                   3,862,374       40.6%   53.7%
Yahoo! Search                   1,629,995       28.8%   22.7%
MSN/Windows Live Search           642,694        2.5%    8.9%
AOL Search                        388,966        5.6%    5.4% Search                    132,800        1.2%    1.8%
My Web Search                      65,819        N/A     0.9% Search                 41,991       34.4%    0.6%
EarthLink Search                   36,604       34.1%    0.5%
Comcast Search                     32,001        N/A     0.4%
BellSouth Search                   30,824        N/A     0.4%

Source: Nielsen//NetRatings MegaView Search, February 2007

Example: An estimated 3.9 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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