The loss of Yahoo!, which displays Bing results, is slightly offset by Bing itself, which gained 0.21% market share. The big winner in Q4 is Google, which grew from 81.96% to 83.16% (+1.20%). An almost similar situation, but with less significant differences, can be seen among smartphone users in the UK. Google wins 0.77% of searches, Bing stays at 0.34% and Yahoo! decreases by 0.79%. Kingdom switched quite en masse to Google (+1.97%) at the expense of Bing (-0.50%) and again mainly at the expense of Yahoo! (-1.49%). Germany Germany Desktop Smartphone Tablet Google 86.67% 98.61% 94.77% Bing 9.82% 0.35% 3.19% Yahoo! 1.83% 0.62% 0.80% In Germany, Google emerged as the winner of Q4 across all devices.
Google gained 0.35% on desktop/laptop, 0.53% on smartphones and 1.02% on tablets. Bing was able to realize a profit of 0.31% on desktop/laptop, but had to recognize its the phone number list same superiority on smartphones (-0.08%) and tablets (-0.40%). Yahoo! had a downright bad quarter to 2017, losing 0.75% market share on desktop/laptop, 0.50% on smartphones and 0.77% on tablets. Belgium Desktop Smartphone Tablet Google 90.11% 99.28% 98.19% Bing 7.59% 0.24% 0.93% Yahoo! 1.49% 0.25% 0.35% On desktop/laptop, Bing was unable to keep pace with two quarters of growth and saw their search engine market share decline by 0.06%. Bing also saw through Yahoo! the number of queries processed relative to the market fell from 1.93% to 1.49%. The 'lost' searches can be traced back to Google's market share, which reached 90.11% and increased by 1.01%.
Google's absolute dominance in smartphones grew even greater in Q4. With 0.21% growth, Google reached 99.28%. Bing lost 0.02% and Yahoo! lost 0.18% on smartphones. than on smartphones. Google won 0.51% and ended up with 98.19%. Google's gained market share was at the expense of Bing (-0.12%) and especially Yahoo! who saw their market share almost halved to 0.35% (from 0.72%). More information about search engine market shares? Read further? Which can! Leave your email address and, in addition to our newsletter, you will also receive our latest Whitepaper Market Shares Search Engines 2020 for free. Full of information about the origins of all known search engines to the current market shares worldwide and in various European countries.