According to comScore the number of global searches in July of 2009 topped 100,000,000,000 (that’s 100 billion for the calculator crowd). The actual number is around 113,000,000,000 (ok, that’s 113 billion), which represents a hefty 415 increase over July searches from 2008. Considering that the US was in the middle of a pretty serious political battle last year which tends to ‘goose’ any Internet numbers a bit, that is pretty impressive. I guess having an economic meltdown and a healthcare reform fiasco can add to the desire for more information as well so screw that theory and let’s move on.
So let’s look at the numbers