eWeek – “The American Customer Satisfaction Index E-Business report from ForeSee Results and the University of Michigan said Google leads rival search engines from Yahoo and Microsoft in customer satisfaction, with a score of 86. Microsoft’s new Bing search engine was not a factor in this report, though it will be in 2010.”
comScore, Inc – “comScore today released an analysis of the U.S. search market landscape, following the search partnership announced recently between Yahoo! and Microsoft. The analysis reveals that while the two companies’ combined search share still lags Google by a wide margin, their combined search audience offers opportunity to become more competitive in the search marketplace.
CNET News – “Kids search for the darndest things online. In recent months, they’ve been looking for everything from Facebook and YouTube to Michael Jackson, Miley Cyrus, and someone named Fred. Oh, yes, they’re also looking for pictures their parents probably don’t want them to see.”
CNET – “It’ll probably still be a long time before people start saying things like “I’d spend some time binging that guy before I go on a date with him,” but in the U.S. things are looking up for Microsoft’s new search engine, Bing, which was unveiled in May.”
eSchool News – “School and campus librarians say Google likely will remain the preferred option for student and faculty research even after the much-ballyhooed deal between Microsoft and Yahoo, but they say Microsoft’s Bing search engine could cater to image searches in particular.”