U.S. Internet users conducted 6.9 billion searches in February, according to data from comScore Networks‘ qSearch.
The 6.9 billion searches conducted in February account for a 1 percent increase over January 2007 and a 19 percent increase over February 2006. Web surfers used Google for 3.3 billion search queries. Yahoo served 2 billion, MSN garnered 730 million, Ask.com served 348 million, and Time Warner sites, including AOL, served 338 million searches in February.
QSearch data are based on an opt-in global panel of over 2 million consumers. The panel is observed for browsing and transactional behavior and participates in survey research to capture attitudes.
|U.S. Online Searches by Engine, January 2007 and February 2007 (%)|
|January 2007 (B)
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|Total Internet population||100||100||N/A|
|Source: comScore Networks, 2007|