2015 Mid-Year Rankings

2015 - Mid-Year Rankings: US Internet Search

Google manages to secure the top spot, despite the competitions’ efforts. Yahoo! Released the new season of community on its web based network while partnering with Firefox to become the default browser while Bing completely revamped its interface making it easier for user to find what they want.

Internet Search: Top Buzz Ranking
Internet Search: Top Buzz Ranking
Internet Search: Top Buzz Improvers

These brands were rated using YouGov BrandIndex’s Buzz score which asks respondents, “If you've heard anything about the brand in the last two weeks, through advertising, news or word of mouth, was it positive or negative?”

Buzz scores can range from 100 to -100 and are compiled by subtracting negative feedback from positive. A zero score means equal positive and negative feedback.​

The Buzz Rankings chart shows the brands with the highest average Buzz scores between January and June 2015. The Buzz Improvers chart ranks the brands with the highest increase in Buzz comparing years 2014 and 2015. Both scores are representative of the general population.

All Buzz scores listed have been rounded to a single decimal place, however, we have used additional precision to assign ranks.

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