Google again has got top position in search engine in U.S. in august, while Microsoft and yahoo have come down. Google got traffic of 63 percent, while yahoo came second with just 19.6 percent traffic and third was Microsoft with traffic just being 8.3 per cent. COM Scores data was drawn form 11.7 billion total searches.
It includes searches done on other sites employing certain search engines but does not include mapping, local directory and user generated video sites, which are measured separately. Microsoft earlier this year tried to acquire Yahoo because it was struggling to cope with Google and thought if he bought yahoo it would generate valuable engineering resources.
Ask network increased its share to 4.8 per cent in august from 4.3 per cent a month before. AOL has moved its share of searches to 4.3 per cent in august from 4.2 percent a month before. According to ComScore other searches like Google You Tube has seen 3 per cent rise, and MySpace saw an increase of 9 per cent in its search. While Facebook saw a rise of 8 per cent in its search.