Google Is #4 In China As It Continues To Lose Market Share

Google continues to lose marketshare in China after pulling out of China years ago.

New market share reports from Marbridge Consulting puts Google in forth place in terms of search market share. Google trails Baidu, Qihoo 360, and Sogou with only 4.72% share in China. Baidu has 72.97%, Qihoo 360 has 9.64% and Sogou has 7.83%.

TheNextWeb adds that Google Maps also dropped, now in the 6th position based on China market share. The reason for the drop on the maps side is because of Apple dropping Google Maps in iOS 6 for their own mapping application.

Here is the search market share report from Marbridge Consulting:

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  • Hugo Boarotto

    Google must loose in some countries :) , probably that will find people to work on there Asian branch , to improve things there , they are beeing hiring like crazy !!!!!

  • Rekha Bisht

    I think the graph shows that Google is not only one trustworthy search engine people use to search anything. Soon people from all over the world will realize the same. :P

  • Stephen Sevenyoln

    That’s not what Statcounter says:
    Google isn’t that great anyways.

  • Alan

    After the USA . China is the most lucrative market. Not the best place to be coming 4th

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