Bing has increased its share of the US search market, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.

The company´s February 2010 rankings show that Google lost a one per cent share of the search market, while Bing´s usage increased by 1.5 per cent.

While Google´s share might be falling, it still easily has the largest percentage of the US market.

"An estimated six billion search queries were conducted at Google Search, representing 65.2 percent of all search queries conducted during the given time period," Nielson noted.

Queries on Yahoo accounted for 14.1 percent, followed by Microsoft´s Bing, which took 12.5 per cent of the market share.

AOL (2.3 percent) and My Web (1.9 percent) rounded off the top five.

In contrast, Com Score´s latest US report claimed that searches on Google increased by 0.1 percent during February, accounting for 65.4 percent of internet queries.


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