April, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Firefox, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Down
It’s that time of the month again as we gather data from the NetApplications to get a clearer picture of the ongoing browser wars. What has changed since last time? Let’s find out.
After a slowdown in its growth last time, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has since experienced a decrease in its market share, down from 55.83% to 55.81% (0.02 point decrease).
Firefox on the other hand is slowly edging away from the 20% market share mark, up from 20.21% to 20.30% (0.09 point increase).
Reaching its market share peak back in August, 2012, Google’s Chrome numbers have since been like a bumpy ride, this time its share increased by 0.1 point, from 16.45% 16.35%.
Just like Google Chrome, Safari too saw no real significant or losses over the period of one year, up from 5.31% to 5.38% this time (0.07 point increase).
With no major Opera releases in sight, its market share has dropped by 0.01 point, from 1.74% to 1.73%.
That’s all for now, folks.
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