comScore latest monthly qSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace reports that:
U.S. explicit core search is led by Google Sites in February with 65.4% US search market share, followed by Yahoo! Sites 16.1%, Microsoft sites 13.6% (up 0.5 percentage), Ask Network 3.2%, and AOL, Inc. recorded 1.7%.
In U.S. total core search category, Google Sites accounted 64.9% of total core search queries conducted (up 0.3 percentage), Yahoo! Sites 17.3%, Microsoft Sites 13.4% (up 0.6 percentage), Ask Network 2.9%, followed by AOL, Inc. 1.6%.
Americans conducted nearly 17.0 billion total core search queries in February. Google Sites ranked first with 11.0 billion searches, followed by Yahoo! Sites with 2.9 billion and Microsoft Sites with 2.3 billion.
More than 15.4 billion explicit core searches were conducted in February. Google Sites ranked first with 10.1 billion searches, followed by Yahoo! Sites with 2.5 billion, Microsoft Sites with 2.1 billion, Ask Network with 491 million and AOL, Inc. with 267 million.