In a recent press release, Experian Hitwise outlined how the major search engines stack up as far as searches in the U.S. go.

In the month of October, Google was the clear winner, accounting for close to 71% of all searches in the States.  Yahoo was next at 16.14%, and Bing received 9.57% of searches.

Search Engine Share of Searches
Google 70.60%
Yahoo 16.14%
Bing 9.57%
Ask 2.62%

Data from Experian Hitwise

Also according to the article, Google’s and Yahoo’s search share dropped slightly from September to October, each losing about 1%.  Bing’s searches, however, grew about 7%.

What do you think – will Google’s dominance in search ever end? Will Bing ever pose a bigger threat to Google?

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