Search Numbers

As seen on Mediapost: WEB USERS CONDUCTED MORE THAN 5.1 billion search queries in October–marking a 15 percent increase from June, according to a Nielsen//NetRatings report released Tuesday. Google maintained its leadership position, garnering 2.4 billion search requests, or almost half–48 percent–of all searches. Yahoo! accounted for 21.8 percent…

As seen on Mediapost:

WEB USERS CONDUCTED MORE THAN 5.1 billion search queries in October–marking a 15 percent increase from June, according to a Nielsen//NetRatings report released Tuesday. Google maintained its leadership position, garnering 2.4 billion search requests, or almost half–48 percent–of all searches. Yahoo! accounted for 21.8 percent of all searches, followed by Microsoft’s MSN, which was responsible for 11.3 percent of search activity.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

2 thoughts on “Search Numbers”

  1. Doesn’t that seem low? You suggested 250MM a day for Google a couple of weeks ago, and said it was an old number. What’s NN’s counting methodology? And who really knows how many queries Google, or anyone else, is processing?

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