Google Continues To Gain Market Share, Closing On 50%

comScore has released their search engine market share numbers for December 2006, and it shows Google continuing to claim more searches as their competition struggles. For 12/06, Google reached 47.3%, a new all-time high, while Yahoo reversed three months of decline to gain .3% and claim 28.5% of the market. At current rates, Google will own 50% of the search market by April.
Meanwhile, Microsoft’s Windows Live fell for the seventh consecutive month to 10.5%, and you can bet if Microsoft’s search engine falls into single digits, down almost six points in two years, there will be hell to pay in Redmond. lost for the second straigh month to 4.9%, erasing any gains the company had made this year, while AOL gained .1% to 5.5%, and remains at nearly half the market share it had 28 months ago.
I compiled the graphic above from comScore press releases and […]

Original post by Nathan Weinberg