Internet Explorer 8 beats out Internet Explorer 10 in popularity, according to December 2012 market share

Internet Explorer December 2012 Market Share

As December 2012 ends, new data from Net Applications points out that Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 is still more popular than Internet Explorer 10. In fact, Internet Explorer 9 is second most-popular right under Internet Explorer 8. Google's Chrome 23 browser comes in third place in browser market share.

Internet Explorer December 2012 Market Share

As you can see from the image above, Internet Explorer 8 leads the browser market share with 23.29% while Internet Explorer 9 has a 21.35% market share. Google's Chrome 23 browser comes in at 15.42% share while Mozilla's Firefox 17 comes in at 10.74% share. Internet Explorer 10, which originally started off as a Windows 8 exclusive browser then made available to Windows 7, only has a 0.96% share. While Internet Explorer 10 has only been in the market for four months, Internet Explorer 9 has been available for over three years. Based on the data provided, Internet Explorers 6, 7, 8, and 9 have more market share than Internet Explorer 10. As the browser matures, we expect to see the share climb fast.

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