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UK search is up by 100 million YoY. 2.3 billion visits to search engines in January 2012

UK search is up by 100 million YoY. 2.3 billion visits to search engines in January 2012

Hitwise Intelligence - James Murray - UK Analyst Weblog « 10 things you need to know about Facebook | UK search up by 100 million year-on-year February 08, 2012 UK Internet users made 2.3 billion visits to search engines in January 2012, up from 2.2 billion in January 2011. Visits to search engines are up by 4.5 per cent year-on-year with nearly 100 million more visits in January this year than last year. Google remained the steadfast market leader with over 90 per cent market share of UK search. In our latest search engine analysis Google Sites accounted for 90.64 per cent of all searches conducted in the UK in January 2012. You can see from the chart below how dominant Google is against the rest of the search market, even though both Microsoft and Yahoo! made gains in January. Search now accounts for 12% of all UK Internet visits in the UK. You can see from the pie chart...

Full article: http://weblogs.hitwise.com/james-murray/2012/02/uk_search...

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