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Yahoo! Search Soars in Japan

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Searches on Yahoo! sites grew 13% year-over-year in January - in Japan. Google sites, including YouTube grew just 5%. There is a caveat. This comScore data doesn't count mobile searches, and mobile is big in Japan.

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Yahoo! enjoys 50% of searches in the Japanese search market:

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