Chrome almost doubled its market share this year taking percentage points from both Internet Explorer and Firefox
Google’s Chrome browser continues its steady upward climb in browser market share, according to a report published today by NetApplications.
A big part of that share acceleration was Chrome 7, which registered strong growth since its launch a few months ago.
The version upgrade is also indicative that Chrome’s audience is made up of a significant portion of early adopters…
Leading the charge are users who appreciate Chrome’s speed, Linux compatibility, bookmark syncing and HTML5 compatibility.
Techie website TechCrunch today reported that Chrome had edged out Firefox in its browser usage analytics for the first time since they began following those stats.
In related news, Google also quietly updated Chrome to version 8 today, adding some significant improvements.
Early adopters, time to upgrade again!