Firefox market share still growing



This should have made it into the last update, but…. it didn’t.

According to onestat.com and reported at desktoplinux.com the firefox browser is continuing to make market share gains. Now it stands at around 11% market share worldwide and 14% in the US.



I’ve got to say, I’m glad to see that. I’d love to see other browsers making strides like that as well. (Opera for instance now that it’s freely available without ads.) My main point being, I like firefox and use it quite a bit, but I think the long term “health” of web browsing is improved by having several alternatives for browsing pages. I’d hate to see a world where firefox was the ONLY browser people used, just as I was frustrated when Explorer was the “only” browser people used.

Hopefully what that would mean is several standards compliant browsers that compete on speed of rendering, plugin capabilities, rss/mail integration, etc.


Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • Firefox 1.5 has over 2 million downloads already OS Dir has the story that Mozilla Firefox 1.5 has already been downloaded more than 2 million times. It was released publicly on the 29th of this month (Tuesday afternoon) and today is Friday... not bad for just a few days. I suspect that the rate will slow now that......
  • Mozilla Firefox use above 15% in the US... and Internet Explorer use has dropped below 80% in the US. Currently 12.93% of online users browse with Firefox. Almost 40% of German web-browsers use Firefox to view the web. It's nice to see Firefox's share gaining. I, personally wouldn't mind seeing SEVERAL competing, standards-compliant browsers with significant share's. (Opera......
  • Two new Windows exploits in the Wild | Wordpad Text Converter | Internet Explorer 7 XML Parser In the wake of a huge patch Tuesday, Microsoft has two new fires to be fighting. There are apparently "limited and targeted" attacks against a flaw with the Text converter component of Wordpad. Affected systems include Windows 2000 SP4, XP up to SP2, Server 2003 SP1 and 2. Vista is......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • How to Get Out of Trouble in the Real Estate Market If you invested in the real estate market recently and are now regretting that decision, there are a few ways that you can get out of financial trouble. For awhile, the real estate market was very solid and property values were going up. Many experts advised investing heavily in real......
  • How to Leverage Online Surveys and Get More Responses Online surveys are quite simple to create, and they can be used to quickly find out a great deal about the people you're trying to sell your products and services to. When you think about it, there's a lot you can do with knowledge of this kind, as you can......
  • Pattern Interrupt. Heard of it? - Internet Marketing Strategies But do you really think that in today's most uber-cynical world, people aren't already immune to the countless rehashing of video content that's gone around, and nearly lost that "touch" with Internet Marketing altogether? Sadly -- Most have. People are a lot smarter than they used to be. And......
PDF24    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site