Different age 4 years from its predecessor Firefox is also based on open source, now Chrome actually got through. Last November, Google’s browser output successfully crowned as the most popular internet browser after Internet Explorer.
Thus quoted from StatCounter, Chrome managed to take a 25.69 percent share of the world market. This represents an increase of 4.66 percent from November last year.
When compared to other browsers in the same period this year, under Firefox Chrome to gain a market share of 25.23 percent. Meanwhile, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer still survives as the most popular browser in the world with 40.63 percent.
“We will see a strong fight between Microsoft and Google with the rate of growth of Chrome suggests that it will become a real rival to Internet Explorer globally,” said StatCounter CEO Aodhan Cullen.
“Our statistics measure actual browser usage, not downloads, Chrome shows a very effective download statistics where people also use it to access the web,” added Cullen.
Slightly different from the U.S., Firefox actually ranked second with 20.09 percent of reaching, on Chrome are gaining market share gain of 17.3 percent. Meanwhile, Internet Explorer still leads with 50.66 percent.
Also, still in the U.S. market, which is the Safari browser of Apple experienced slower growth by gaining a market share of 10.76 percent from 10.71 percent.
However, when seen from the trend in the U.S., it seems that Firefox should be vigilant after a 26.75 percent decrease from the same period last year. Meanwhile, Chrome actually experienced a significant increase with the acquisition of a market share of 6.41 percent.