Microsoft Corporation Still in Front of Google Chrome, but for How Long?

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Recent data has shown that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is still in front of Google’s Chrome in the browser spot section but might lose that position as early as the month of May.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s browsers (Internet Explorer and Edge) lost a record combined 2.1 percentage points of users who use the service since Net Applications a metric vendor started compiling and recording statistics in the past 11 years.

Google Chrome, on the other hand, went up 1.5 percentage points in the month of February as they continued to rise. The data also showed a rise in Mozilla’s Firefox numbers rising to 11.7% and Apple’s Safari rise to 4.9%. This data was an indication of usage of browsers in January and February.

Another statistics company the Digital Analytics Program (DAP) also showed a decline in the Internet Explorer and Edge usage. The number of traffic accounted to these two Microsoft browsers shows that their numbers went down from January’s 23.4% to February’s low of 22.6%. They (DAP) however only geographically limit the data to the U.S.A and data in the U.S.A has always shown Google Chrome to be the leading net browser there. According to DAP, Google Chrome numbers rose from 41.9%in January to 44.1% in February of this year.

The fall of Microsofts Internet Explorer and Edge numbers is according to many analysts largely attributed to how Microsoft forced customers to upgrade to the new versions of Internet Explorer or have them turn to Windows 10, which had Edge as the default browser.

As we know, people don’t like being bullied into making decisions by these big corporations, and naturally this might have angered some users and made them rethink about their browser choice and go instead to another, preferably Google Chrome.

This, however, is only a theory, and you can’t attribute the rise and fall of these browsers to one reason like that. It would also not be fair to underscore the efforts that Google have been doing to bring in people into using their browser Google Chrome.

It might not all be bad for Microsoft because as data also points out that as many people are switching to Windows 10 which has Edge as the default browser, Edge gained about nine-tenths of percentage points of user share in February, the most since Windows 10 debut in summer.

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  1. I don’t know anyone who has actually downloaded that spyware, Google Chrome. Who exactly is using it?

  2. The reason Edge is losing ground isn’t just because people are annoyed at it being so invasive and visible… it’s also the absolute worst browser practically and is a nightmare to use and train.

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