The Chrome browser kicked down the Mozilla Firefox to climb to the second spot behind the market leader Microsoft's Internet Explorer, which is also the world's most popular internet browser. According to new figures, Internet Explorer has more than 45 percent market share, but its share continued to dip in last few months.
Mozilla Firefox plunged to third spot and Apple's Safari was in fourth place with nearly nine percent share.
"Speed is a fundamental part of it, but it's also about the minimal design and the way it handles security. If you as a user try [to load] a webpage and it feels snappy, it's really hard to go back. It has shown that people spend more time interacting with the web," said Lars Bak, the Google engineer responsible for Chrome.