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How Microsoft Edge Has Become World’s 2nd Most Popular Internet Browser

| Published on April 8, 2020

According to a recent report by NetMarketShare, Microsoft Edge has become the world’s second-biggest browser beating Mozilla Firefox.

Microsoft Edge

According to the report, Microsoft Edge is at second position with 7.59% market share in the desktop browser segment while Firefox has taken the third position with 7.19% followed by Internet Explorer with 5.87% market share and Safari is the fifth position while Google Chrome still is the undisputed king with 68.5% market share overall.

Here are the reasons behind the sudden growth of the market share of Microsoft Edge:

Increased Speed

The updated version of Microsoft Edge is simply faster than the previous one and users are loving it. Increased speed is the major reason why Edge beat Firefox.

New Features

Features like password monitoring, tracking, vertical tabs, and immersive reader impressed users. Above all, the new Edge Browser has better graphics and interface, and Microsoft is also introducing ‘Smart Copy’ on Edge to store content in rich web format and support for Netflix 4K content on Edge along with Dolby Audio and Dolby Vision.

Pre-installed in Windows 10 New Update

Along with improved features and speed, this also helped Edge become the second-largest browser in the world. Edge will come pre-installed in Windows 10 new update, and this will earn Microsoft Edge more than 1 billion users.

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