Do you use the Google Chrome browser? If you do, you certainly aren’t alone. According to NetMarketShare, 69% of people accessing the Internet from a laptop or desktop computer use Chrome. A full 63% of people using a mobile device like a tablet or phone are also using Chrome.
Privacy-focused Firefox browser is a distant second on laptops and desktops at just under 8%. Edge is in third place at 7.23 % despite coming pre-installed on all Windows 10 computers. Internet Explorer is hanging in there at 5.55%, even though Microsoft discourages its use.
Just below IE is Safari, the default browser for all Mac computer. It pulls in 3.69% of the market share.
Despite being a favorite of many users, Opera only accounts for 1.2% of traffic.
Safari is the second most popular mobile browser, found on almost 27% of mobile devices accessing the Internet. Firefox and Opera mobile both have less than 1% of the market.
While many people express privacy concerns about Google Chrome, it doesn’t seem to be turning any users away from the product. Since Chrome doesn’t come pre-installed on either Windows or Mac computers, users go out of their way to find and download the browser.