Google has been reported as the market leader of the U.S. search market with a 41.4% share of all searches submitted. Yahoo had 28.7% share of all searches and MSN had 13.7%, according to comScore Networks’ monthly qSearch analysis.
Monthly Archives: February 2006
Online sales were up 17% for the week ending February 5, reaching $1.78 billion. Online spending has grown at 30%+ in the first three weeks of the year and 23% in the fourth week, according to comScore Networks reports.
Europe online advertising has exceeded â‚¬4 billion, that is nearly $4.77 billion, in 2005. The UK has accounted for 35.9%, France 27.3%, and Germany 22%, according to the data from 14 countries collected by IAB teams.
A broad coalition with about 15 million members have started a protest against AOL paid email services called CertifiedEmail. The coalition has people from conservative and progressive political groups, charities, nonprofits, small businesses, labor unions, and Internet advocacy organizations.
Google has announced a beta version of Google News for Mobile Devices. Using a web-enabled phone, mobile users can access top headlines, browse through news categories, or search for the stories they want to read.
Internet ad spending has increased 13.3% in 2005 compared to 2004, according to TNS Media Intelligence. Internet display advertising registered a $8.3 billion gain in 2005.
LookSmart has launched the new version of its AdCenter API. The new version allows advertisers, agencies and partners to connect any type of marketing or reporting software to LookSmart’s search network.
47% of users research products online and then buy them offline, according to a survey by iProspect. 62% utilize general search engines to research products.
Sony Ericsson is going to feature Google search and Blogger in its mobile phones. The phones will be able to launch a separate Google search option using a single keystroke.
The Federal Trade Commission and its partners in government and the technology industry have released a game called, ‘Auction Auction’. FTP has added a new section to its OnGuardOnline website that will include tips and activities to help buyers and sellers spot and avoid Internet auction fraud.