According to Nielsen//NetRatings report on top 15 search destinations in December 2004, top search engines - Google and Yahoo! - hd a total reach of 76.9% of Internet users. The numbers do not add up to 100%, since many of Web surfers turn to different search engines. Also worth noting that more people searched on Microsoft.com (Microsoft's corporate site, not the MSN search engine) than AltaVista.
|Search engine market shares for December 2004|
|Search engine||Market share |
% of users
|Source: Nielsen NetRatings|