comScore today released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace. Microsoft’s Bing continued its growth in US search market with the increase of 0.2%. Even Yahoo increased by 0.2% while Google lost about 0.4%. Microsoft powered searches were at 26.1% whereas Google dominated the market with 69.2%.
20.4 billion explicit core searches were conducted in March (up 11 percent), with Google Sites ranking first with 13.7 billion (up 11 percent). Microsoft Sites ranked second with 3.4 billion searches (up 13 percent), followed by Yahoo! Sites with 2.4 billion (up 14 percent), Ask Network with 540 million (up 14 percent) and AOL, Inc. with 321 million (up 5 percent).