SOURCE: NetRatings

August 20, 2007 17:11 ET

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

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - Nielsen//NetRatings reports July 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 July 2007,
Ranked by Searches (U.S.)
                                Searches       YOY    Share of
Provider                           (000)    Growth    Searches
1.   Google Search             4,143,752     49.3%       53.3%
2.   Yahoo! Search             1,559,745     15.9%       20.1%
3.   MSN/Windows Live Search   1,057,064     94.9%       13.6%
4.   AOL Search                  407,988     14.9%        5.2%
5.   Ask.com Search              143,513     -3.9%        1.8%
6.   My Web Search                69,145      N/A         0.9%
7.   BellSouth Search             40,374      N/A         0.5%
8.   Comcast Search               37,311      N/A         0.5%
9.   Dogpile.com Search           25,675      6.9%        0.3%
10.  My Way Search                24,534    -80.9%        0.3%

Source: Nielsen//NetRatings MegaView Search, August 2007

Example: An estimated 4.1 billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 53 percent of all search queries conducted during the given time period.

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