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Bing Hits All Time High Market Share

Wednesday 13 July 2011 | Neil

Microsoft’s Bing has hit an all-time high market shares in June for both "core search" and "explicit search" according to the latest figures released by comScore this week. However, Unfortunately for Bing, the gains haven’t come from they main competitor, Google’s expense. Google have maintained its market share in explicit search and has also made gains in core search.

Here’s a glance at the report:
Explicit search, June 2011 (doesn’t include image/contextual/Google Instant)

  • Google: 65.5% (essentially unchanged from May)
  • Yahoo: 15.9% (essentially unchanged)
  • Bing: 14.4% (up from 14.1% in May)

Bing’s 14.4% is an all-time high share of explicit search for the search engine. Jointly, Bing/Yahoo is now at 30.2% market share, up from 30% in both April and May.

Bing has gained from both Ask and AOL, which are at record lows of 2.9% and 1.4%, respectively.

Core search, June 2011

  • Google: 64.5% (up from 63.3% in May)
  • Yahoo: 17.5% (down from 19.6% in May)
  • Bing: 14.1% (up from 13.1% in May)

In June, there were 16.7 billion explicit searches, up 8% over June 2010. The core search figure is also up to 18.7 billion, a 14% gain over June 2010.