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[The Age]Google hits top spot for the first time

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Google has surpassed Yahoo to become the most popular website in the United States, according to comScore's rankings by the number of unique monthly visitors.

Google has long been the internet's leader in search, but its audience has trailed Yahoo's when counting other services such as email and photo sharing.
Great. That is awesome. I suprised it took so long though considering who the hell uses other search engines LOL. I know I don't. Google rules far the best search engine ever. I can't imagine my life functioning without it

http://www.theage.com.au/news/biztec...765025157.html
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can you imagine a world without google?
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This is a HUGE hit to Yahoo IMO. They need to do something drastic or Google is going to get ahead of them.
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The only thing I use yahoo for is Flickr.
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Originally Posted by aakar View Post


Great. That is awesome. I suprised it took so long though considering who the hell uses other search engines LOL. I know I don't. Google rules far the best search engine ever. I can't imagine my life functioning without it

http://www.theage.com.au/news/biztec...765025157.html
Did you read the article you posted here? It said that Google has long been the leader in search engine users, but Yahoo was ahead because of all the other things Yahoo has. Now Google is ahead in total users, not just search engine use.

"Google has long been the internet's leader in search, but its audience has trailed Yahoo's when counting other services such as email and photo sharing."
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Considering how many crappy apps try to install yahoo toolbar and reroute your homepage to yahoo, it isn't surprising they held the lead in total visits.

I hate going to yahoo's site. It's completely ADD, makes my eyes want to bleed.

Google's simplicity combined with igoogle (if I'm in the mood for more immediate news) are why I like the site. It isn't trying to beat me over the head with advertising and stupid teeny-bopper American Idol look at madonna's new video guess who's in jail again aren't these famous people interesting zomg did he say that BS.
    
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Then there's Google's 1-800-GOOG-411 thats free & kicks Verizon's paid 411 service's ass.
Google Android (cellphone OS).
Google's open standard efforts in the 700mhz spectrum.

They've been in the Internet business a lot less than the major companies like Yahoo, AOL, Microsoft, but they are pretty much revolutionizing the industries.
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Google is the internet!
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Originally Posted by opty165 View Post
can you imagine a world without google?
I can

Google has some nice features, but I think I can even live without computer.
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This is a HUGE hit to Yahoo IMO. They need to do something drastic or Google is going to get ahead of them.
Too late?
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