Microsoft Edge burns previous Firefox, now world’s second most popular browser

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No longer as much as three months after leaving beta, Microsoft’s Chromium-essentially essentially based Edge browser has overtaken Firefox to alter into the second most popular web browser on the planet, as reported by Bleeping Computer.

As of March 2020, Microsoft Edge holds 7.59% of the browser market according to NetMarketShare – a much shout from Google Chrome, which is far and away the most popular at 68.5%.

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This indirectly puts Microsoft Edge earlier than Mozilla’s Firefox – previously Chrome’s biggest competitor nonetheless now in third build with staunch 7.19% of the browser audience.

After all, Microsoft Edge’s numbers would likely be even higher if no longer for the 5.6% of customers who’re aloof the utilization of Web Explorer 11, striking the extinct browser in fourth build earlier than Apple’s Safari browser, which holds staunch 3.62% of the market portion.

As for why folks beget began to flock to the brand new and improved Microsoft Edge, there are a quite loads of of causes: before the entire lot, it be gotten loads sooner as of slack, this is able to well quit you downloading spyware and cryptominers, and this is able to well now indirectly imply you too can ditch Bing for Google.

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