Google is untouchable in organic search
Recent analysis by Merkle | RKG found similar results when looking at the U.S. only. The search and digital marketing agency reported that in Q3 2014, Google increased its share of organic search visits in the U.S. to 83%. This was at the expense of Bing, which saw its portion fall slightly to 8%; Yahoo held steady at around 7%.
Both studies show higher figures than recent analysis by comScore, which put Google's share of monthly online searches in the U.S. at 67.3%. Microsoft sites accounted for 19.4% and Yahoo sites for 10.0%. comScore looked at desktop searches only.
Google increased its share of organic search visits in the U.S. to 83%.
StatCounter found almost the exact same results, reporting that 85.6% of total mobile search referrals in the U.S. in Q3 2014 (excluding tablets) came from Google, 9.7% from Yahoo and 4.3% from Bing. ■