Well, this certainly wasn’t a big surprise. During the last month of 2009, Google Chrome (4.63% market share) became world’s 3rd most used web browser, overtaking Apple’s Safari (4.46%).
In other news, Internet Explorer market share went down from 63.62% to 62.69% (0.93 point decrease).
Firefox also lost some of the market share, going down from 24.72% to 24.61% (0.11 point decrease).
As reported, Google Chrome increased its market share by 0.7 point, going up from 3.93% to 4.63%.
Safari market share also went up, from 4.36% to 4.46% (0.1 point increase).
With the launch of Opera 10.50 pre-alpha, this browser market share increased by 0.09 point, going up from 2.31% to 2.40%.
Opera Mini also had a nice increase and went up from 0.46% to 0.53% (0.07 point increase).
Here is a graph, as from NetApplications
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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.