"Search engine use is on the rise, according to a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
The percentage of Internet users who use search engines on a typical day has been steadily rising from about one-third of all users in 2002, to a new high of just under one-half (49 percent).
"With this increase, the number of those using a search engine on a typical day is pulling ever closer to the 60 percent of Internet users who use e-mail, arguably the Internet's all-time killer app, on a typical day," wrote Deborah Fallows, a Pew senior research fellow."
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