According to comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. desktop search marketplace, market share of Microsoft Sites were at 20.1 percent (up 0.3 percentage points). Google Sites led the explicit core search market in March with 64.4 percent of search queries conducted.
18.9 billion explicit core searches were conducted in March, with Google Sites ranking first with 12.1 billion (up 11 percent). Microsoft Sites ranked second with 3.8 billion searches (up 12 percent), followed by Yahoo Sites with 2.4 billion (up 10 percent), Ask Network with 332 million (up 10 percent) and AOL, Inc. with 203 million (up 10 percent).
Since Bing powers Yahoo search as well, 65.5 percent of searches carried organic search results from Google, while 30.9 percent of searches were powered by Bing (up 0.1 percentage points).