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January 23, 2008

Baidu Ranked Third Largest Worldwide Search Property by comScore in December 2007

TOKYO, JAPAN, January 24, 2008 To aid in your research and coverage of Baidu’s recent announcement to enter the Japan market with www.baidu.jp, relevant comScore qSearch worldwide data are provided below.

  • In December 2007, 66.2 billion search queries were conducted worldwide.
  • In December 2007, Baidu.com Inc. was the third ranked search property worldwide with 3.4 billion searches, capturing 5.2 percent of worldwide search share.
Worldwide Search Top 10
December 2007
Total World Age 15+, Home and Work Locations*
Source: comScore qSearch 2.0
  Searches (MM) Share of Searches
Total Internet 66,221 100.0
Google Sites 41,345 62.4
Yahoo! Sites 8,505 12.8
Baidu.com Inc. 3,428 5.2
Microsoft Sites 1,940 2.9
NHN Corporation 1,572 2.4
eBay 1,428 2.2
Time Warner Network 1,062 1.6
Ask Network 728 1.1
Yandex 566 0.9
Alibaba.com Corporation 531 0.8

*Excludes traffic from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs.

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