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Bing up 51% in the past 12 months

Microsoft launched Bing.com back on June 1, 2009, which replaced their existing Live Search. The young search engine, or proclaimed decision engine, is only a fresh 14 months old, but has managed to jump 51% in just 12 months in the US, according to Search Engine Land.

Although Bing is still a way off from being a serious threat to dominate Google, it has managed to sustain a much larger audience from the days when it was still Live Search.

The organic take-over is expected to gain as much as 159 million users from Yahoo!, with over 15 million from Canada alone, and 144 million from the United States. The organic take-over could see a massive jump in Bing users by more than double, and could increase the search engine to roughly 28% total market share next month.

Bing currently holds 13.6% market share, less than one percent under Yahoo! search, which is still holds 14.3%. Google still comes in with a whooping 64.2%, and has lost a full percentage in the past 12 months. While Yahoo! is still on a steady decline, which will rapidly continue over the next few months, Bing will acquire these users from the USA and Canada from the Yahoo! takeover by Microsoft.


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