08 Jun Microsoft's Bing may not have lead on Yahoo, after all
Microsoft’s Bing had reportedly passed Yahoo in the U.S. core search engine market, according to a StatCounter report in its first few days of release. But other research firms, including Nielsen, are now suggesting that while Bing’s initial numbers were solid, the search engine may take longer than thought to surpass Yahoo and threaten Google.
On June 4, the Web analysis firm StatCounter announced that Microsoft’s new search engine, Bing, had surpassed the market share of Yahoo Search by over 6 points. However, reports from other research firms including Nielsen suggest that, while Bing certainly had a solid start, Yahoo continues to hold a lead over Microsoft.
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