Yahoo has become No. 1 search engine among American desktop users beating Google. It has overtaken search engine giant and constant leader Google in the race of search engines. It has reported the maximum Web traffic in July and maintained that lead throughout the remainder of 2013 as per new comScore report.
comScore’s stats showed that Yahoo had more than 195 million unique U.S. visitors from desktop computers last month. It has gained a significant lead over Google’s 193 million.
Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer has been working on such important "daily habits" like e-mail, the home page and Internet search as well as mobile devices. Acquisitions have encourage Yahoo’s offerings to make it more competitive with its main rival search engine company Google.
Microsoft took third place with 175 million, followed by Facebook with 140 million. AOL rounded out the top five with 120 million. Facebook was the top social network. LinkedIn took the No. 2 social network, but came in 20th overall with 45.5 million. Next in line Twitter was 24th on the list with 39.7 million. Yahoo-owned Tumblr acquired in 30th with 34 million and Pinterest, with 28 million took the 45thspot.
ComScore’s released top 50 list as follows excluding mobile users.
|comScore Top 50 Properties (Desktop Only)|
Total U.S. – Home, Work and University Locations
Source: comScore Media Metrix
|Total Internet : Total Audience||224,057|
|2||Google Sites||192,315||27||Target Corporation||37,578|
|3||Microsoft Sites||175,287||28||Meredith Digital||35,280|
|6||Amazon Sites||116,421||31||Defy Media||33,700|
|7||Glam Media||92,786||32||WebMD Health||33,226|
|8||Wikimedia Foundation Sites||78,066||33||Federated Media Publishing||33,212|
|9||CBS Interactive||75,963||34||Adobe Sites||31,582|
|11||eBay||73,634||36||New York Times Digital||30,797|
|12||Apple Inc.||72,677||37||Best Buy Sites||30,244|
|13||Ask Network||67,603||38||YP Local Media Network||30,192|
|14||Weather Company, The||63,172||39||T365 - Tribune||30,089|
|15||Comcast NBCUniversal||63,076||40||Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.||29,792|
|16||About||57,075||41||Conde Nast Digital||29,782|
|17||Gannett Sites||56,083||42||WordPress.com *||29,725|
|19||Answers.com Sites||46,234||44||Fox News Digital Network||28,545|
|21||Viacom Digital||43,712||46||Townsquare Media||28,218|
|22||Demand Media||42,929||47||Time Warner (Excl. Turner/WB)||27,734|
|23||craigslist, inc.||40,148||48||Everyday Health||26,675|
|24||Twitter.com||39,710||49||Verizon Communications Corporation||26,404|
|25||Hearst Corporation||38,360||50||Liberty Interactive Corporation||25,888|