- Web traffic to the Google parent company grew 22 percent from Q3 2005 to Q3 2006, increasing from a 3-month average monthly unique audience of 80.3 million to 98.4 million.
- Google Search accounted for half of all searches conducted in September 2006, with over 2.8 billion search queries.
- Google ranked No. 1 in search share in four out of five search verticals, including Web, Local, News, and Image Search. In Shopping Search, Froogle ranked No. 3.
- Sponsored Search Link advertising impressions on the Google advertising platform have increased 12 percent from September 2005 to September 2006.
— Phil Harvey, Google Editor, Light Reading