Search Use Grows; Ask Jeeves See Biggest Jump




ClickZ reports that search volume rose 15 percent in the five months between June and October of this year, according to details from Nielsen//NetRatings. Ask Jeeves saw the biggest jump in market share.

Ask Jeeves edged out players such as My Way Search to rank fifth in market share. The search engine experienced a 77 percent growth in market share to reach 2.6 percent. Following its recent acquisition by IAC/InterActiveCorp, the company announced plans to shed “Jeeves” and become Ask.com.