US Desktop Search Volume Trend

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US desktop search volume on a monthly basis from December 2004 to present (May 2014). Data is compiled from comScore qSearch and Nielsen//NetRatings MegaView Search reports.

US Desktop Search Volume Trend Chart

Commentary

The last four months have seen year over year declines in volume and the amount of the decline is accelerating from 3% in February to nearly 8% in May.

We may finally be seeing the cannibalization of desktop search from other platforms such as smartphones and tablets.