John Battelle reports that Yahoo has gained a bit on Google in the world of search, by outpacing Google’s growth.
John suggests it might be because Yahoo’s becoming more accurate. That’s possible.
But there’s another possibility: I’m betting on Google backlash – you don’t get as dominant as Google is now without making a lot of people unhappy. Plus there are always folks who look for alternatives to #1. Finally, Google is operating at such a high level it’s hard to imagine how they can continue growing at this rate.
Further bulletins as events warrant…