Internet Explorer slips in Europe following the browser choice ballot

It’s been about 20 days since Windows users in the European Union started getting a browser ballot where they are offered a total of 10 web browsers to choose from, and in many cases, learning the Internet is not a product, but a resource you access with one of many available tools.

According to web research firm, Quantcast, market share trend suggests Internet Explorer is losing market share as users choose a web browser, and could have slipped as much as 5% in the last three weeks.

“Recent data suggests that Mozilla’s Firefox has seen the largest boost from the choice screen, but we’ll have to wait a little longer to see the full impact of the forced choice on Microsoft’s share.”, reads Quantcast blog post.

Mozilla has been promoting the browser ballot with Open To Choice, a browser neutral campaign. You can check it out here.

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