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Chrome beats Internet Explorer as the browser more popular during the weekends

The StatCounter analysis firm reported that Google Chrome was for the first time, although sporadically, in the most used browser on the web, ranking ahead of Internet Explorer (IE) from Microsoft.

Chrome was the tool used to access Internet content on Sunday 18 March, when 32.7 percent of Internet users by the system leaned against 32.5% who turned to IE.

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With respect to other browsers, 24.8 percent chose Firefox over the same time, Safari 7.1 percent and less than 2 percent Opera.

The StatCounter analysis is based on data collected from more than 15 billion website visits per month.

These results represent a milestone for Chrome and are the result of increased use Google’s web browser over the weekend.

“If Chrome can get to take the lead in the browser wars in the long run remains to be seen, but the trend toward using Chrome over the weekends is undeniable. When people are free to choose their browser many selected Chrome against IE,” said Aodhan Cullen, CEO of StatCounter.