Experian Hitwise, today announced that Google accounted 66.69% of all U.S. searches conducted in the 4 weeks ending Feb'26th. Bing-powered search comprised 28.48%, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 14.99% and 13.49% respectively. Remaining 69 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis report accounted 4.68% of U.S. searches.
Yahoo! Search and Bing achieved highest success rates in Feb'11 -- more than 81% of searches executed resulted in a visit to a Website. Google success rate was 66%.
Longer search queries -- 5 to 8 words -- were down 2% from Jan'11 to Feb'11. Shorter search queries -- those averaging one to four words long -- were flat from Jan'11 to Feb'11. One-word searches comprised the majority of searches, amounting to 23.86% of all queries, a 2% increase from Jan'11 to Feb'11.