After gaining market share every month since its June unveiling, Microsoft's Bing search engine slowed for the first time in September as Google snatched 83 percent share of the market.

Web metrics firm Net Applications reported this week that Bing's share of the global search engine market slipped from 3.52 percent in August to 3.39 percent in September.

Meanwhile, the lions share of the market went to Google, who dropped just slightly between August and September, going from 83.33 percent to 83.13 percent, according to the latest Net Applications report.

Yahoo search maintained its role as the second most used search engine, but it's market share dropped from 7.28 percent to 6.84 percent, according to the report.