Google Search Engine Market Share Greater Outside of US
As reported by Chitika Insights, Google has maintained its place as the leader in Search Engine Market Share for several years now. However, just like any product or service, Google’s position is highly dependent on many factors, including location. In order to determine how Google’s popularity in the search engine market changes outside of the US, we analyzed a sample of search engine traffic from three key countries within our extensive ad network (United States, Canada and United Kingdom) to see how search engine preference differs.
What’s the Word Count? Ask.com Sees Highest Word Count Across Engines
Not too long ago encyclopedias were one of the only available resources for people interested in researching a particular topic. Long hours in the library searching through shelves of information to find an answer could certainly be expected. As technology has evolved, our resources for research, as well as habits, have changed as well.
Southern U.S. More Likely to Engage in Local Search
Browsing the internet often exposes the user to advertisements en masse, which often times are a little less relevant than one would wish. As search targeted advertising continues to progress, and advertising companies begin to think outside the box, they are beginning to target new parameters such as whether or not a search is “local.”
Ask.com Users are the Most Verbose Internet Searchers
These days, search engines are ubiquitous in the world of information gathering. Depending on your goal, you might type anywhere from a single word to a lengthy question into a search box. But do certain search engines tend to have more verbose user bases? Chitika Insights wanted to examine how the number of words in a search query varied with the particular search engine.
The Google/Bing Search Bar Brouhaha
Google accuses Bing of using IE to steal their search results. Bing accuses Google of stealing their search innovations. Now, there’s some info as to whether Google is doing what they accused Microsoft of doing, but on a smaller scale. Confused?
Chrome OS: A Viable Desktop Operating System?
Today at the Mobile World Conference, covered by Matt Rosoff at Business Insider, Google CEO Eric Schmidt revealed details of the future of Android, and also about the Operating System fragmentation strategy employed by Google. Also briefly mentioned within Rosoff’s article, as well as Rob…
Android Devices: Evo and Droid Rule, 4G Coming Strong
Android is coming on strong, and the mobile OS by Google appears to be dragging mobile Internet usage into the 4G world. We break down the top Android handsets by traffic share across the Chitika network in early November, 2010.
About Chitika Insights
Chitika Insights was the research arm of online advertising network Chitika. Insights used Chitika's unique data to monitor and report on Internet trends - search engines, clickthrough rates, the mobile war, and more.
Additionally, the Chitika Insights team monitored the day's tech news closely, and provided an in-depth, data-driven commentary on the latest breaking news. Our studies and data have been featured prominently in major publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, Barrons and about 3000+ respected publications.
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