Data display: IE browser not so quickly become obsolete
On May 22, according to foreign media reports, the results according to the latest market share data, Internet traffic monitoring bodies Statcounter has been announced IE Google Chrome has surpassed Microsoft as the world’s most popular browser. NetMarketShare statistical data shows Google Chrome browser market share was far lower than the IE browser.
It is learnt that the browser market share survey results the first week of May, Statcounter opponent NetMarketShare Internet market data vendor unveiled a completely different set of data according to data published by the Statcounter, Google Chrome browser market share accounted for 32.76%,IE the browser’s market share is 31.94%. NetMarketShare has released data showing Google Chrome browser market share accounted for 18.85%,IE the browser’s market share is 54.01%.
According to NetMarketShare provides data, Google Chrome browser market share has not been surpass Firefox, Google Chrome is it really resident in all browsers?
Why the two companies data announced could be so different? Still on their respective statistical methods of data you want to find out the causes.
Browsing vs access
NetMarketShare and Statcounter is based on calculation and analysis of each browser hits your Web site has a different browser market share among other NetApplications network site there are 40,000, while the Statcounter Web site there are 3 million. NetApplications statistics of independent IP access, even using the same IP address log in twice a day to the same site, in the statistics only counted once when the market share of visits. And StatCounter statistic is page views, number of landing the same IP address of a website, is the number of the IP address to access the Web site.
Both of these statistical methods, each with their own benefits. NetApplications said a separate IP address tracking to prevent repeated hits statistics statistics appear. StatCounter says if you want to accurately separate IP address of website traffic statistics is unlikely. Which statistical method is correct? This is not the exact answer, because the statistics of the two companies are completely different. Active users of the Web site users in StatCounter statistics play a significant role in the process, but active user should occupy a more important position in market share statistics, views of different people have different views on this issue have expressed all kinds.
StatCounter data on statistical procedures to take absolutely free. It not only statistical raw page views, and does not take into account geographical factors. NetApplications under United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in a state table provided by the Internet browsing to statistical data, application and statistical network active expansion of market share by country. In addition, both of these statistical methods have their disadvantages. If a country has a lot of Internet users not browsing the StatCounter network of sites, which will have a big impact on its results, but there is no denying that StatCounter statistics of real data. NetApplications is statistics based on the data of others.