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Firefox still growing at 2.5x Chrome

ruphus13 (890164) writes | more than 4 years ago

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ruphus13 (890164) writes "Rumors of the death of Firefox have been greatly exaggerated. There was rife speculation that Chrome would supersede Firefox. However, at least as of now, Firefox seems to be holding its own, and the rate of growth vis-a-vis Chrome doesn't seem to have abated. From the article, "How bad are things at Mozilla? Not as bad as one would think. In a recent blog post, Mozilla’s Aza Dotzler pointed out that for every Chrome downloader, there are 2.5 folks who download Firefox. “Firefox gained just over 100 million users in the same period that Chrome gained just over 40 million users,” he wrote...Given that the holiday season has started in many parts of the world, with schools and universities shutting down, we might be seeing a slump in Firefox usage and downloads. Firefox, according to NetMarketShare, is still showing growth on a month-to-month basis — from June 2009 (22.43 percent) to April 2010 (24.59 percent), it increased its market share by 2.16 percent. That along with the 100 million-plus daily active installations (Mozilla claims it has 400 million users), shows that Firefox is far from having a real moment of crisis. Not only does it have time to course-correct and respond to all its critics, it also has time to regain momentum.""
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