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Google Chrome Now Has 200 Million Users

According to the company, there are now 200 million active Chrome users. Back in May of this year, the number was at 160 million. In December 2010, the company said it had about 120 million users.

Market share data from StatCounter estimates Chrome's share at about 23.6% for September. Firefox was at 26.8% and IE at 41.7%. In October, it appears that Firefox will hold its market share stable, while Chrome will be climbing to close to 25% and IE may be dropping below 40%.

There is also indication that Chrome will soon be released for Android as early as next week as part of the Ice Cream Sandwich release. Google has not released usage numbers for Chrome OS, which could also be lifting Chrome numbers. However, Google CEO told investors during yesterday's Q2 earnings call that the company is "beginning to see lots of interest and good uptake, both from the businesses and educational institutions."

  • Scanlia
    Chrome FTW!
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  • alhanelem
    and i am one of those 200 million... i feel insignificant tough...
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  • alidan
    i have chrome and firefox open, both doing different things, does it take this into account, as i can imagine this is a normal setup for people who use alternative browsers.
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  • jryan388
    Doesn't matter if they include chrome os; I can't imagine it has over 100k users even.
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  • flips
    lol I don't believe this I just switched from chrome because of how shitty it is, Ad block barely worked and got annoyed of having to click off full screen popup windows...
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  • alidan
    flipslol I don't believe this I just switched from chrome because of how shitty it is, Ad block barely worked and got annoyed of having to click off full screen popup windows...
    where do you go to have those problems?
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  • stonedatheist
    alidanwhere do you go to have those problems?
    Seriously; no problems here either.
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  • legacy7955
    alidanwhere do you go to have those problems?
    AboveTopSecret.com ..it is a legit safe website but I noticed that the pop up blocker in google chrome does not work all the time. It indicates it is blocking a pop up but then the pop up displays anyway.
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  • AbdullahG
    I've been using Google Chrome from the start (3 years now) and will continue to use it :D
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  • ben850
    legacy7955AboveTopSecret.com ..it is a legit safe website but I noticed that the pop up blocker in google chrome does not work all the time. It indicates it is blocking a pop up but then the pop up displays anyway.
    Just went there and clicked around via random links with no issues.. Maybe one of your ABP settings are off?
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