According to Google, the most popular search word from Microsoft’s Bing search engine is Google, its rival. Google. most searched word
The case was made in court in the same way that Google has appealed to the court to rescind a EUR4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine issued by the European Union for abusing its market power.
The EU has accused Google of profiting from Android’s popularity on the smartphone market in order to establish Google as its default choice for search engines. most searched word
But, Google claims that its service is by far the most well-known. “We have submitted evidence demonstrating that the most common search query on Bing is, by far, ‘Google,” lawyer Alfonso Lamadrid told the EU General Court according to Bloomberg. “People use Google because they want to, not because they have to.”
“Google’s market share of general searches is in line with surveys of consumers which indicate that 95 % of users prefer Google to compete with Google over other search engines. “Google’s claim that its consumers choose to use its services is an important aspect of its appeal to the record fine of 2018.
Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai blogged at the time that Android “has created more choice for everyone, not less.”
In contrast, Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s Competition Commissioner at the time, claimed that Google required Android manufacturers to install its search application as well as the Chrome web browser, and paid some of them to make it the sole installed app, implying that only 1% of Android users installed a different search program.