Live Search’s Last Month a Bummer But Bing Shows Promise According to Nielsen

May 2009 was the last full month of Microsoft’s Live Search and it certainly did not go out with a bang. It was the only one of the top 5 search engines to experience negative growth year-over-year.


But Bing’s early June launch shows early promise for Microsoft’s new “decision engine.”

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Bing doubled LIve Search’s unique numbers in week one, plus increased search share from 8.7% to 14.7%.

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