More than half of Google searches now come from mobile

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The common phrase “Just Google it” has always been indicative of our dependence on search engines, though we never think about how frequently those searches occur.

Amit Singhal, senior vice president of Google Search, put things into perspective on Thursday at Re/code‘s Code/Mobile conference when he said Google gets over 100 billion searches a month. Additionally, more than half of those searches are coming from mobile devices. That doesn’t include devices with screens bigger than 6 inches such as tablets.

With voice recognition and features like Google Now, the search engine box is only just the beginning. Singhal explains that user environments and device capabilities dictate how we search now — from typing in a box the old-school way to talking directly to our phone to retrieve information. Read more…

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