As per new statistics released by StatCounter, Google’s Chrome browser has edged ahead of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer to take a third of the global browser market share. With 33.81 percent of the market with it, Chrome is at the top of the order, followed by Internet Explorer that has for itself 32.04 percent. Firefox comes in third at 23.73 percent, while Safari logged in 7.12 percent. Opera managed a share of 1.72 percent in the sheet.
StatCounter is a web traffic analysis tool. It records all kinds of information about browsers and other parameters by monitoring data traffic trends. Figures released by StatCounter pertaining to the market share of browsers in June 2012, saw Chrome overtake Internet Explorer by becoming the worldâ€™s most used web browser.