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Google has finally done it, its Chrome browser is now the second most popular in the world, topped only by Internet Explorer. According to the latest StatCounter numbers, Chrome has just edged past Firefox, last week, taking the number two spot.

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But both browsers lost market share in the last week, mostly to Internet Explorer which saw an uptick in usage. IE went from 40.32 percent market share in the first week of November to 40.78 percent in the following week.

At this point, Chrome and Firefox are too close, so things may change, Firefox may regain the second spot, if only temporarily.
-- also from source. IE usage went up?

Hmmm. I use Chrome on my HTPC/folder and Firefox for my desktop and don't see a huge difference (besides in addons; I didn't switch initially because lack of NoScript, though apparently substitutes are available now).
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I like being number 5
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Does this even matter? Other then IE, every browser is pretty even in standards compliance and capabilities. Just use what you prefer as long as it is not IE...
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Steam uses Chrome for it's browser.

If you have steam, you have Chrome.

But imma stick with mah FF <3
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Yeah! Go Chrome party.gif

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Support your browser but don't argue tongue.gif
Edited by GAZ_MAN_432 - 11/18/11 at 10:49am
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Interesting. I always figured Opera was used a lot more than the 1.74% that chart is reporting.
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Originally Posted by razorguy View Post

Interesting. I always figured Opera was used a lot more than the 1.74% that chart is reporting.

Opera has always been the underdog.

I'm a little surprised to see IE so high still. I heard good things about IE9, and obviously it's bundled with windows, but still.
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Originally Posted by Nephrahim View Post

Opera has always been the underdog.
I'm a little surprised to see IE so high still. I heard good things about IE9, and obviously it's bundled with windows, but still.

IE is no surpise.

Do you own a computer?

Yes

Does it have Windows Installed?

Yes

Well done, you know have internet explorer.
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I think Internet Explorer is on top because most of Windows users don't know how to install a new browser .
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