Google Reports Earnings; Mayer Talks Social Search

by admin February 1, 2008 at 9:16 am

Google has just reported earnings for its most recent quarter. Revenue for the company totaled $4.83 billion, a 51% increase from the same period last year. Of that revenue, $1.64 billion came from ads on third-party sites, via AdSense. This compares to the 8 percent revenue growth that increasingly distant rival Yahoo reported earlier this week.

We also received some numbers earlier this week from Nielsen with traffic metrics for Google. In search, Google maintained 56.6% share, handily beating Yahoo (17.7%) and Windows Live Search (13.8).

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