Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is continuing its trend to gain market share against Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and others. According to the latest data from Net Applications, Internet Explorer now holds 58.22% of the worldwide browser market share.
From September to October, Internet Explorer gained 0.42% (from 57.80% to 58.22%), Mozilla Firefox gained 0.10% (from 18.60% to 18.70%), and Google Chrome lost 0.54% (from 15.96% to 15.42 %). While IE’s 58.22% is this year’s high, Google Chrome has hit a 27-month low of 15.42%.
With the release of Windows 8.1, Internet Explorer 11 gained 1.49% of the market share on its first month.