comScore released a report on the US search engine market in August 2008, the metrics firm claims Google further increased its marketshare to 63%, while Yahoo dropped to 19.6% and Microsoft slipped to 8.3%:
Google extended an already wide lead in the U.S. Web search to 63 percent share of the market in August, its biggest monthly gain in five months, a report said on Thursday.
Yahoo, the No. 2 player in the U.S. Web search market saw its share of the business drop 0.9 percent to 19.6 from July while Microsoft, the No. 3 U.S. player, slipped 0.6 percent to 8.3 percent, according to comScore Inc.
IAC InterActiveCorp's Ask.com grew 0.3 percent to retain its fourth-place ranking while Time Warner's AOL edged up 0.1 percent to 4.3 percent, according to August monthly data published by the market research firm said.