The Google Chrome web browser gained market share for the twentieth month in a row according to recent figures published by NetMarketshare.

Total worldwide usage in June 2010 for Chrome was 7.24%, up 0.2% of global from May and more than triple the 2.4% recorded in the same month of 2009.

Internet Explorer remained the browser of choice worldwide with a 60.32% share, however, that figure was down significantly from 68.32% in June 2009 and over 75% in June 2008. Firefox was the second most popular browser in June with a 23.81% share, down 0.51% from May and down almost a full percentage point from its peak in November 2009.

According to NetMarketShare , Chrome has gained market share in each of the last twenty months and is now the world's third most popular web browsing software.

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In June 2010, Safari was the fourth most popular browser with a 4.85% market share followed by Opera in ffith spot at 2.27%. The top five browsers now account for 98.4% of all browser usage.

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