Brave Browser, the browser that focuses on privacy, announced today that its usage has increased by 130% in the first year of release of the "Stable" version.
On November 13, 2019, Brave Browser released its first fixed release as it had already amassed 8,7 million monthly active users (MAUs) and 3 million daily active users (DAUs) during the period Beta.
Last year, Brave Browser grew by an incredible 130%, reaching 20,5 million monthly active users (MAUs) and 8,7 daily active users users (DAU) from November 2020.
While Google Chrome still holds 69% of the share market browser, other browsers such as Firefox, Brave and Microsoft Edge are slowly stealing a bit of Chrome's share as they introduce new ones possibilities or increase privacy.
Brave attributes its growth to the growing frustration of users with the lack of privacy seen in the most established browsers and the new ad ecosystem it launched that allows users to control how browsing them in web.
"Users are tired of watching and 20 million people have turned to Brave for a whole new web ecosystem that allows them to restore her control experience their tour, "said Brendan Eich, CEO of Brave. "The global privacy movement is winning and this milestone is another step in trip us to do the privacy of default a template for all web users. ”
Brave has also seen one increase - 3,2 times over - on verified sites in the "creators" program that allows publishers to earn cryptocurrency tokens Basic Attention Token (BAT) as tips from visitors who frequent their websites. The total number of verified creators increased from 300.000 last year to 972.000.
Source of information: bleepingcomputer.com