Chrome Browser now number 3 in US

StatCounter has reported that Google [GOOG] Chrome now accounts for 8.97% of the US market share which just beats Safari at 8.88% putting Chrome at the number 3 spot for browser usage in the US.

StatCounter is an analytics company who track visitors around the web on various websites. The data represented here is for the week beginning June 21.

‘This is quite a coup for Google as they have gone from zero to almost 10% of the US market in under two years, commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter. ‘There is a battle royal going on between Google and Apple in the internet browser space (Chrome v Safari) as well as in the mobile market (Android v iPhone). Chrome with 8.97% took third place in the US browser market ahead of Safari with 8.88%. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer still dominates the US Internet browser market with 52%, followed by Firefox (28.5%).

Google Chrome has been ahead of Safari for a while now on a global report with 9.4% share VS 4% that Safari has. However, this is the first time Chrome has beaten Safari in the US.

The data is based on 3.6 billion page views with 874 million being from the US. Three million websites are used to track the data.

Via: BGR

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