According to the latest NetMarketShare browser share trend, while Internet Explorer is still the browser king at 60.65% it has experienced a drop of nearly 8% since the same time period last year. Firefox has been at the 24% mark since October of 2009. The biggest gains have been experienced by Google’s Chrome browser, which is continuing its upwardly trend and is currently at 6.13%, up by nearly 4% since April of 2009. Expect this trend to continue with Chrome, who’s no frills minimalistic design and fast page load times have internet users adopting the browser in large numbers. Apple’s Safari made some small gains, and Opera has remained flat at around 2.5%.
Our own Google Analytics data pretty much mirrors the NetMarketShare report, with the only difference being that Safari and Chrome hover at around 8%. Whatever browser you choose, happy surfing!