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ComScore: Google's share of search declined in April

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Reston, Va.—Google's share of all U.S. Internet searches fell slightly in April, while Yahoo and Bing gained, according to Internet marketing research company comScore. Google's search engine was used for 65.4% of all searches in the U.S. in the month, down from the 65.7% tallied in March. Meanwhile, Yahoo rose to 15.9% of all U.S. searches, up from its historical low the previous month of 15.7%. Microsoft's Bing had a 14.1% share, compared to 13.9% in March and almost six percentage points higher than the 8.2% share Bing claimed when it debuted two years ago. U.S. Internet users conducted more than 16.2 billion searches in April, with Google accounting for 10.6 billion of them. Yahoo's portion totaled 2.6 billion, with Bing at 2.3 billion.
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