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A few highlights from the research:
- Google captured 68% of the 116 billion search queries (the total breaks down to 9.67 billion monthly).
- Google's searchers are also the most loyal, with the majority sticking with Google for all their searches.
- The top 1,000 media sites totaled 2.1 trillion pageviews in 2008; 85% of those pageviews went to social media sites.
- Social media sites commanded 79% of the 9 billion hours spent at the top 1,000 media sites.