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August Market Share Figures

Search engine market shares for August 2005: Google – 45.9%, Yahoo! – 23.2%, MSN – 11% by ZDNet‘s ZDNet Research — The total number of online searches in August 2005 topped 5 billion, with the leading three Web portals accounting for 80% of them, Nielsen//NetRatings said. Google was #1 with 45.9% of all searches, followed by Yahoo with 23.2%; and MSN with 11%. MSN lost market share from July 2005, when it had 12.2%. Google and Yahoo gained 1.2% and 1.4%, respectively. The average Web searcher conducted nearly 42 searches, a 7% increase from the previous month.

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