Stats: Popularity

  • Report: Nearly 60 percent of searches now from mobile devices

    … According to official Google statements, more than 50 percent of search queries globally now come from mobile devices. But we don’t know whether the number is 51 percent, 60 percent or varies significantly by country. A recent report from Hitwise (reg. req’d) argues that in the US mobile search is roughly 58 percent of overall search query…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 12 readers -
  • Data show that search query volumes on PC peaked in 2013

    … February US desktop search rankings from comScore are out. The data show almost no changes month over month. There is only very incremental movement. Bing continues its inch by inch gains while Ask continues to sink inexorably toward 1 percent. AOL appears to have bottomed out at 0.9 percent. Google was up very slightly this month and Yahoo…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 21 readers -
  • Is Google’s Search Market Share Actually Dropping?

    … reported that Google had 67.3 percent of the market, Bing (called Microsoft Sites) had 19.4 percent, and Yahoo had 10 percent. In October 2015, comScore reported that Google dropped to 63.9 percent, Bing rose to 20.7 percent, and Yahoo jumped to 12.7 percent. While Google only dropped a few percentage points, Yahoo’s jump is a pretty substantial…

    Eli Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 19 readers -
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