ComScore released figures about the U.S. search engine market in April 2008. The firm says Google gained 1.8 percent over the previous month, while Yahoo and Microsoft dropped 0.9 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively.
Compared with March, the company gained 1.8 percentage points to reach 61.6 percent share, ComScore said. Yahoo dropped 0.9 percentage points to 20.4 percent, Microsoft dropped 0.3 to 9.1 percent, AOL dropped 0.2 to 4.6 percent, and Ask dropped 0.4 percent to 4.3.
Americans conducted 10.6 billion search queries total in April, a number that dropped 2 percent from March, ComScore said. That means Google increased its absolute number of queries 1 percent, but all the others dropped.