comScore’s December 2013 US search engine market share with Google leading the way owning 67.3&% of the search engine market share.
Meanwhile, Microsoft came in with 18.2 percent (up 0.1 percentage points) at the expense of Yahoo, which took 10.8% (down .5% over November).
Online bill of rights steps in the right direction but not enough according to Anonymizer. Anonymizer, Inc., a leader in consumer anonymity solutions, encourages consumers to take online privacy matters into their own hands by employing a comprehensive Internet security strategy. The recently announced consumer Privacy Bill of Rights and the browser-based Do Not Track button are designed to protect the online privacy of consumers but they still may not prevent advertisers from collecting and selling user data.
Online advertising revenues hit $7.3 billion in Q1 of 2011. Highest first-quarter revenue level on record according to new IAB and PwC study. Clearly, the 23% year-over-year increase validates the growing importance of digital marketing & advertising. This marks the highest first-quarter revenue level ever for the industry and a significant increase over last year’s first-quarter revenue level, which had been the highest on record to date.
comScore’s April 2011 U.S. search engine market share and rankings. The April 2011 qSearch data reflect the impact of Yahoo! Search Direct, Yahoo!’s new feature that delivers search results in real-time while users type their query. Yahoo! Search Direct was available only on Yahoo! U.S. Web Search for the month of April.
comScore Media Metrix ranks top 50 U.S. web properties for March 2011. Americans are exploring greener lifestyles for earth hour as gas prices climb. Warmer months induce traffic increases to travel sites. Car Rental sites grew 9 percent to 6.0 million unique visitors in March, with Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company taking the #1 spot with 3.3 million visitors (up 9 percent) and Avis Budget Group with 1.8 million (up 4 percent). Hertz came in third with 979,000 visitors, followed by Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. with 968,000 (up 19 percent) and CarRentals.com with 934,000 (up 31 percent).
Amazon, AT&T, Capital one, Target Department Store and Expedia are in the top 5. Kantar Media launches syndicated reporting of Paid Search Advertising. First media research company to provide insights on paid search activity as a syndicated service and the only to offer complete online ad activity monitoring including display, video, and ad networks. The new service will define for users those companies investing in paid search, expenditure allocated, keywords purchased, and the number of clicks keywords receive.