Google still remains the undisputed leader in Internet search, commanding some 65 percent of all search queries in the U.S. But Bing gained a bit of ground during the month of October, showing a three percent jump to 13.2 percent of all queries, according to a new report by Experian Hitwise.
Together with Yahoo, Bing-powered search now accounts for 28.6 percent of the Internet search market. However, earlier this year, Bing-powered search was hovering around 30 percent and Bing’s total of searches stood at about 14 percent, according to Experian Hitwise.
Here’s a look at the chart from Experian Hitwise:
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