Top 10 Search Providers for December 2009, Ranked by Searches (U.S.)

The Nielsen Company today reported December 2009 data for the top U.S. Search Providers.

Top 10 Search Providers for December 2009, Ranked by Searches (U.S.)

Rank Provider Searches (000) Share of Searches
  All Search 9,945,576 100.0%
1 Google Search 6,697,223 67.3%
2 Yahoo! Search 1,434,866 14.4%
3 MSN/Windows Live/Bing Search 986,247 9.9%
4 AOL Search 247,421 2.5%
5 Ask.com Search 168,674 1.7%
6 My Web Search 99,474 1.0%
7 Comcast Search 50,325 0.5%
8 NexTag Search 41,393 0.4%
9 BizRate Search 31,612 0.3%
10 Yellow Pages Search 27,914 0.3%
Source: The Nielsen Company

Searches represent the total number of queries conducted at the provider. Example:  An estimated 6.7 billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 67.3 percent of all search queries conducted during the given time period.

*November and December U.S. search figures reflect dictionary changes

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