Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as most used browser

Posted on: 05.21.2012 By: Brian McNitt Leave a Comment

StatCounter browser data

It’s official — Google Chrome is now the most used web browser worldwide, beating out Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE). According to data from Statcounter, the change in leadership occurred last week. Statcounter data also suggests Google’s mobile browser, Android Robot, is close to beating Opera as the most popular mobile-based browser.

How does your website display and function in Google Chrome? Now is a good time to check.

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Author | Brian McNitt
Brian’s career path zigzagged from pre-med at Purdue University to bike racing and a career in sales and marketing for Schwinn and other bicycle companies. That was until the inception of the World Wide Web, when he took his science and marketing background full force into web design. He was a founding member of Montclare Technologies—one of the first and hottest interactive agencies in the U.S. In 2000, he founded TrendMedia, a San Francisco-based web design and interactive agency. Brian is now one of the leading experts in web technology and social media, and is a recognized authority in web accessibility, WordPress and SEO.