Report: Google Down, Bing UpBy CIOinsight | Posted 07-14-2010
Bing has also been experiencing strong growth in a number of vertical industry categories. Hitwise previously reported that the percentage of U.S. upstream traffic sent from Bing to shopping sites increased 100 percent year over year; to health care-related sites, it increased by 105 percent; to travel sites, by 71 percent; and to automotive sites, by 95 percent. In contrast, Google, despite a higher overall number of searches, experienced lesser gains in vertical categories, with a 15 percent increase year over year for shopping, -6 percent for health, 6 percent for travel and 11 percent for automotive.
To read the original eWeek article, click here: Bing Gained, Google Fell in June: Hitwise