February 25, 2021
Microsoft Edge market share

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge Market Share Shift

Microsoft Edge market share is slightly up, along with Google Chrome, but Internet Explorer is down by a whopping 55 percent in a year-over-year comparison…

Software giant Microsoft is experiencing some market share changes in regards to its browsers. The latest report by NetMarketShare shows Microsoft Edge market share up by a slim margin but Internet Explorer down by 55 percent in year-over-year numbers. Meanwhile, Google Chrome is up slightly, claiming 56.43 percent market share, with Mozilla Firefox garnering 12.22 percent.

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge Market Share Up Slightly for both Browsers

Google Chrome remains the most popular internet browser by far with 12.87 percent more market share than all others combined.  Microsoft Edge holds a 5.33 percent market share, while Safari claims 3.47 percent, and Opera just 1.33 percent; others, take 1.70 percent market share. (In the previous month, the “other” category fell from 1.78 percent, which demonstrates consumers trending to Chrome.)

Microsoft Edge updated its Windows 10 browser with new features like support for extensions and Brotli compression algorithm by competitor Google.

In related news, a Google Chrome HTTP page not secure warning will begin this month. On the 10th of this month, a new Google intrusive interstitial pop up penalty will debut. Additionally, Facebook and Google apps top the most popular of 2016. In December of last year, Google started testing a recent tab and lite mode

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