Does the web browser you use say anything about your preferred search engine? It might, according to some data just published by Chitika.
After measuring activity across the 80,000 or so sites in its ad network, Chitika reports that Bing usage is tied to which version of Internet Explorer a person uses. Specifically, Bing usage increases as users upgrade to newer versions of Internet Explorer.
As you can see, Bing usage jumps from 16.9% among IE8 users to 22.9% among IE9 users -- that's a 35% gain.
Is this just a case of IE9 making Bing the user's default search engine? No, not r [...]
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