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Posted 18 August 2017 - 06:52 PM

"Bing is bigger than you think," Microsoft boasts, at 33% of US searches
It turns out that "But nobody uses Bing!" isn't actually true.

Peter Bright - Aug 18, 2017 2:50 pm UTC

We've known from Microsoft's financial reports that Bing has been growing. The search engine became profitable in the third calendar quarter of 2015, and Microsoft says it has continued to grow both the market share and revenue-per-search since then. But how big is Bing? Via OnMSFT, Microsoft tweeted yesterday that it's "bigger than you think" and provided some numbers that will probably be a surprise to many. The company claims that fully one-third of searches in the US are powered by Bing, either directly or through Yahoo or AOL (both of which provide results generated by Microsoft).

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https://arstechnica....of-us-searches/