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Top 10 Search Engines for May 2000
Sites Categorized by Traffick
Source: Media Metrix May 2000
Home/Work, Persons 2+

Media Metrix, the global provider of Internet statistics, has released the top 10 search engines for May 2000.

Site
Unique Visitors (000s)
Reach %
Avg. Min. Spent Per Mo. Avg. Unique Pgs. Per Visitor
YAHOO.COM*
48,022
63.4
83.3
71.5
LYCOS.COM*
27,514
36.3
15.8
14.9
GO.COM
21,187
28.0
33.1
29.2
EXCITE*
17,573
23.2
47.3
43.2
ALTAVISTA SEARCH SERVICES*
13,726
18.1
24.7
16.4
SNAP.COM SEARCH & SERVICES*
10,872
14.4
18.6
13.9
ASKJEEVES.COM
9,939
13.1
17.6
11.7
LOOKSMART.COM
9,633
12.7
9.5
8.9
IWON.COM
8,408
11.1
90.2
95.9
10 GOTO.COM
7,405
9.8
4.9
5.4
   


Media Metrix Definitions:
* Represents an aggregation of commonly owned/branded domain names.

Unique Visitors:  The estimated number of total users who visited the Web site once in the given month.  All Unique Visitors are unduplicated (only counted once). 

Sample Size:   Approximately 55,000 individuals throughout the U.S. participate in the Media Metrix sample. 

Reach %:  The percentage of projected individuals within a designated demographic or market break category that accessed the Web content of aspecific site or category among the total number of projected individuals using the web during the month.

Average Minutes Spent per Usage Month:  The average total number of minutes spent on the website/channel/application during the month, per visiting person.

Average Unique Pages per Visitor in a Month:  The average of the sum of the number of Unique Pages viewed per day over the course of the month by those persons visiting a specific Web site or category, channel or application.

 

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