It has been nearly a 12 months now since Microsoft launched Bing Chat (now referred to as Copilot) and Bing’s market share has solely grown lower than 1% in accordance with StatCounter. Most of you might not be shocked, since our ballot shared shortly after Bing Chat launched had most of you considering Bing won’t gain that much market share from this function.
Bloomberg reported on the StatCounter knowledge, saying, “However Microsoft’s search engine ended 2023 with simply 3.4% of the worldwide search market, in accordance with knowledge analytics agency StatCounter, up lower than 1 proportion level because the ChatGPT announcement.”
They shared this chart:
Right here is the uncooked chart and knowledge from StatCounter:
I like the quote on the high of the Bloomberg piece:
“Your complete search class is now going via a sea change,” Chief Government Officer Satya Nadella stated on the time. “That chance comes only a few occasions.”
Do not get me improper, I used to be tremendous impressed with the launch and the options however as I used it, I discovered myself going again to seek for most of what I need.
It’s no shock why Bing won’t share Bing Chat data within Bing Webmaster Tools.
It’s only a disgrace however like I stated, I do not assume most of you’re shocked. 60% of you thought that this might not result in greater than 5% market share development. Right here is that ballot from a number of months in the past:
I’m disillusioned however perhaps Microsoft has one thing developing that may change this?
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