10 Sep 2008

Run for the hills, the end is near... Google reaches 101% of online search market...


So here we go: every single day, someone has to come out and write some wild exaggeration about Google..

Why? I think they feel a burning need to feed an invisible hunger for Google related fear...

So, Googling Google, posted an article today about the DOJ investigation of the Google-Yahoo! ad deal.. Oh, and did ya' know that....

"Yahoo and Google entered an agreement that was designed to let Google place ads on Yahoo. That would normally be fine, except that Google owns 80% of the search advertising market already, and Yahoo was in shadows of a Microsoft takeover."

80%? Dude, what are you on? 80%??

Am I the only person currently under the belief that Google 'owns' (silly word to describe market share of course...) around 62% of that market?

Just like that, Mr. Rogers pumped up Googles' share by 20%... I bet Sergey and Larry (not to say Jerry Yang!!) would love to know how on earth he managed to pull that trick...

GET YOUR (rather simple...) FACTS STRAIGHT...

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Well, it is possible that Google monetizes searches a tidbit better than the competition and that 62% of searches result in 80% of pesos acquired. Hence the Yahoo's desire to augment in house ad auction with bids from Google network.

No idea if the numbers are correct, though.

Alexis said...

Google DOES monetize searches far far better than both MS and Yahoo! And the 62% number is indeed coorect, according to comscore (just follow the link, and you see it yourself