Google Slips Slightly Year Over Year but Continues to Dominate
Last month we saw Google creep up about 1 percentage point (a significant chunk) to 83.38%; Yahoo! fell from 6.84% to 6.19%, while the Chinese search engine Baidu gained ground and Bing dropped 0.39% to 3.87% of global search engine market share as reported by NetMarketShare.
Google Gains Nearly a Full Percentage Point Since Last Month
Typically we see movement in the fractions of a percent, from October 2011 to November 2011 we saw Google jump from 82.40% – 83.38%.
Yahoo! Sinks After a 2011 High in October
While still being the second most popular search engine on the web, Yahoo! fell from 6.84% in October to 6.19% in November 2011. Year over year Yahoo has fallen 0.3%.
Bing Lags Behind and Falls 0.39% Since October
Despite losing the most ground this month, Bing is up 0.66% since last year; their gains are modest considering they only have 3.87% market Share.