Search Engine Market Share, May 2012 Update

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Chitika Insights reports that Google remains a clear front runner in the search engine market as of May 31st, despite a loss in share of just over 3%. All other search engines posted slight gains in share over the month of May, with Yahoo rising the most (1.9%) to capture an overall 12.5% share of the market. Ask and AOL report stable levels of use, although their impact on the search market is minimal. Look for Yahoo to solidify its position as the #2 search engine over the remainder of 2012.

Gabe Donnini
Gabe Donnini is a Data Solutions Engineer at Chitika and a lead author for reports by Chitika Insights, the research arm the online ad service. After graduating with a B.A. in Business Administration from Ithaca College, Gabe has been pursuing his passion for technology by researching and analyzing new and emerging trends in the online world. His reports have been featured in a range of international media outlets including; CNN, PC World, MSNBC,The Wall Street Journal, International Business Times and Huffington Post, among others.Follow Gabe on twitter @gdonnini
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  • Merit Capital

    Google is undoubtedly using its 70% market share in search engine. Your graphical information is very good.