Why is Firefox market share on the decline?
Firefox In Decline
by Jim Hillier for Daves Computer Tips
Mozilla’s popular Firefox browser’s market share has been gradually diminishing over the past couple of years, and if the latest figures are anything to go by, that downward trend appears to have accelerated alarmingly over the past couple of months.
According to statistics provided by the well respected NetMarketShare, Firefox’s market share hit a five-year low of 15.54% at the end of June 2014, a long way from its peak of 23.75% in 2009.
Here’s a month-by-month breakdown of Firefox’s declining market share since December 2013:
A drop in market share of 2.81% over 6 months might not seem all that significant but, putting it in perspective, that equates to a decrease of around 15% in Firefox’s user-base, which does involve substantial numbers.
These excerpts are shared with permission from davescomputertips.com.