Saturday, October 03, 2009

Bing Looses Search Share To Google

Microsoft Bing was launched as a challenger to Google this summer. But according to the latest search engine statistics from Stat Counter, the MS search engine has lost its sheen to Google search. The decline isn’t limited to the U.S., either. The search engine’s global market share has dipped slightly to 3.3 percent in September from 3.6 percent the month before. It means that the initial hype is now fading and people are now looking for some “real search results” instead of all the fun and fancy results.

On the other side, Google search was a big gainer. Google’s search market share went up from 77.83% to 80.08%. It also has a global market share of over 90%. The statistics have been collected using more than 4.6 billion search engine clicks on sites that are tracked by StatCounter. US traffic accounts for over 1.1 billion of those clicks.