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IE Actually Gained Market Share In 2012!

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[sigquote]Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) turned things around in 2012, posting an annual usage share gain for the first time in the last eight years.[/sigquote]

[sigquote]Net Applications, which tracks browser usage by monitoring unique visitors to customers' websites, said IE ended 2012 with a 54.8% share, up 2.9 percentage points from the start of the year.[/sigquote]

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9235259/IE_shocker_Microsoft_s_browser_gains_share_in_2012
I'm glad to see it... But, now, does it get tracked if you use say chrome and have to use ie tab to view items?
 

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That would report as IE, since you technically are using IE, so yes.
 

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No surprises, both Chrome and Firefox does not hold significant advantages against IE anymore for the average user. Power users might still prefer those two though.
 
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Ive actually been trying to go back to IE.
 

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IE is preinstalled on Windows RT and Windows Phone 7/8. Those might be driving IE's marketshare up.