Google continued its dominance over the U.S. search market in May, grabbing 68.29% of all searches in May 2008, seeing increases both month-over-month and year-over-year, according to Hitwise. Both Yahoo and MSN saw decreases from April 2008 and May 2007. Yahoo! saw 19.95% in May 2008, down from 20.28% in April and 20.89% last May. MSN was at 5.89% this may, down from 6.26% last month and 7.62% in May 2007. Ask.com, on the other hand, saw increases. They were at 4.23% last month, up from 4.17% in April and 3.92% in May 2007.
In the UK, Google's dominance is even bigger, grabbing 87% of searches in May 2008. That's a 12% increase year-over-year. Yahoo! saw 4.09%, a 2% increase. MSN got 3.72%, up 2% and Ask.com saw 3.07%, up 6%.
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