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Yahoo Search Use Is Increasing

Google has been the default search engine on a wide array of browsers for quiet a while – and surely this helped Google hold the number 1 spot in search engine popularity for quiet a while. However with the recent change by Mozilla to use the Yahoo search engine as the new default search tool for the Firefox browser – Yahoo is seeing its popularity increasing.

According to a recent study by StatCounter, Yahoo usage within the U.S. By Firefox 34 users on December 2nd was a whopping 29.4% – a whopping increase from the 9.64% it used to be with the Google-supported Firefox 33. That means that thanks to Mozilla, Yahoo’s use popularity jumped up by 19.8%!

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Check out the full report here. Furthermore the rollout of Firefox 34 is still going on and surely as more and more people make the switch were likely to see these numbers change again.

About Michael Boguslavskiy

Michael Boguslavskiy is a full-stack developer & online presence consultant based out of New York City. He's been offering freelance marketing & development services for over a decade. He currently manages Rapid Purple - and online webmaster resources center; and Media Explode - a full service marketing agency.

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