According to Net Applications, Chrome crossed 0.5% just two hours after its release. At midnight (EDT), Chrome surpassed 1% market share. The browser hit 1.48% share of the browsing market at 4 a.m., eventually stabilizing at about 1% over the course of the following hours. According to the data published by the market research firm, Chrome held 1.06% at the time of this writing.It will be interesting to see how the marketshare of Chrome evolves over the next couple of days/weeks/months.
The spike does not come unexpected, especially if we consider the enormous reporting on Google Chrome within the past two days. Google’s own news service indicates that more than 3000 articles covering Chrome were published on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Google Chrome grabs 1% of browser market
Posted on Friday, Sep 05 2008 @ 03:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck