Google still tops search rankings, with Bing growing

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New York—Google still commands by far the largest share of all search queries in the U.S., with a 64.6% market share in August, although Microsoft Corp.’s No. 3-ranked Bing continues to gain ground.

According to Nielsen Online’s MegaView Search data, Google’s share of the U.S. search market grew 2.6% in August to 7 billion queries. The share of searches for Bing increased 22.1% from a much smaller base to 1.2 billion searches, for a current 10.7% share of the market.

No. 2 Yahoo’s share of the search market declined in August to 1.7 billion queries, off 4.2%. Yahoo had a 16% share of all U.S. searches in August.

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