TITLE

Rise of search shows web coming of age

AUTHOR(S)
Hopkins, Heather
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
New Media Age;3/8/2007, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article compares the share of British Internet visits attracted by search engines and websites. In January 2007, search engines accounted for 13.3 percent of all Internet visits, compared to 11.5 percent for adult sites, making search engines the largest online category based on visits. Search engines have become the point from which consumers navigate the Internet and have seen their share of Internet visits during the month increase 21 percent year on year. The highest volume search queries in the region were ebay, bebo and youtube for the week ending February 24, with consumers typing in these search queries to navigate to the desired website.
ACCESSION #
24563570

 

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