Chrome 18 is world’s most popular browser

Google’s Chrome 18 is the world’s most-used web browser

By - April 24, 2012
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Chrome 18 is by far the world’s most popular web browser, beating out the likes of Firefox 11 and Internet Explorer 9.

This is according to new research by internet monitoring firm, Pingdom, who found that Chrome 18 had a 25.6 percent share of the global browser market.

This was followed by Firefox, who held 15.8 percent of the market. Internet Explorer 9 and 8 placed third and fourth, with 15.7 percent and 14.6 percent, respectively.

Meanwhile, in terms of overall web browser usage across all versions, Internet Explorer maintained its lead with 34 percent of the market.

It was followed by Chrome (31.2 percent) and Firefox (25 percent). Safari rounded off the top four with 7.1 percent of the global market share.

Read the full story at: Boy Genius Report.

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