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Internet Explorer 6 market share finally falls under 15 percent

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 04 Dec 2010 2:56 User comments (4)

Internet Explorer 6 market share finally falls under 15 percent According to new figures from NetMarketShare, the antiquated Internet Explorer 6 browser has finally fallen under 15 percent market share, globally, for the first time since its launch in 2001.
The browser has fallen to 13.72 percent, with most of that figure coming from China, where half of Internet users still use the "legacy" browser.

Outside of China, the share has fallen to 7.62 percent.

The market share leader remains Internet Explorer 8, at 32.79 percent, with Firefox 3.6 in second at 18.17 percent.

Behind IE6 is IE7 at 9.53 percent, followed by Chrome, which continues to see extremely strong growth whilst moving to 8.02 percent.

Other browsers, including IE9, Opera, Safari 5 and Firefox 3.5 hold the remaining 16.94 percent.

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4 user comments

14.12.2010 3:46

LoL...for all of google's bragging, Chrome still hasn't caught up with either IE6 or IE7!



24.12.2010 13:04

It's a shame. I really like chrome. Firefox has become worse after every release in my opinion.

35.12.2010 2:14

Man, Microsoft sure has lost their monopoly on browsers. A few years ago didn't something like 85% of the people use internet explorer? Now it's 56%

45.12.2010 17:29
bradlecat
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Originally posted by KillerBug:
LoL...for all of google's bragging, Chrome still hasn't caught up with either IE6 or IE7!
Uh, you really... really don't know what you're talking about.

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