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Microsoft tops Yahoo in US search results for first time, according to ComScore


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It very nearly caught up to Yahoo in the last round of ComScore figures, and Microsoft has now finally done it -- it can officially claim to be the number two search engine in the US. According to the research firm, Microsoft's Bing search engine and other websites fielded a total of 2.75 billion search requests in December of 2011, compared to 2.65 billion search requests handled by Yahoo -- translating to a market share of 15.1 percent and 14.5 percent, respectively. As you'd expect, that still leaves Microsoft far behind Google, which processed a whopping 12 billion search requests during the month, representing a still-dominant market share of 65.9 percent. Hit the source link below for all the numbers.

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Not yet... but let them keep heading in their stupid direction and we'll see. Right now google keeps using all it's powers to direct users to search results it thinks the user would like to see. I prefer getting unbiased search results. Many times I search for things in Google I end up with many pages of results with the same few domains as if they are steering me to particular sites.

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So, only in the US?

Exactly, at what LeetPirate said. I hate it when search engines start to decide what we should see or base its results from your search location/behavior instead of just giving us the relevant results.

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Not yet... but let them keep heading in their stupid direction and we'll see. Right now google keeps using all it's powers to direct users to search results it thinks the user would like to see. I prefer getting unbiased search results. Many times I search for things in Google I end up with many pages of results with the same few domains as if they are steering me to particular sites.

In India, they (Bing) have forced Strict search set to ON. :( Due to that, I can't get near good results even for not so explicit things.

I was a regular Windows Live Search user, but I switched to Google because it was light in looks, fast and had the best results. Now it's all mix of black and white, little bloated and filled with unwanted results.

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