Privacy Focused Brave Browser Eclipses Chrome in Google Play Rankings
Brave Browser, oriented towards privacy, is seeing a drastic rise in fame In Japan. Brave’s Android variant is now Japan’s most-downloaded web browser. Last month, the application recorded 2 million downloads. This has made the browser app the most downloaded and installed. Brave Browser enables consumers to have better handling of their privacy.
It blocks ads and is quicker than Chrome browser of Google. It’s quicker than Google Chrome in general. In addition, the browser enables customers to gain effortless basic knowledge about cryptocurrencies.
Google Chrome is the default browser used in Android smart phones. Opera and Firefox are the leading rivals of Brave as far as third-party browsers are concerned. Firefox recorded 553,000 downloads in Japan, down from 830,000 a month previously.
Opera posted a 50% fall to 1 million installations in the same period. Brave is quickly taking over the browser market. Brave has recorded 30 million downloads by users of various platforms. Brave browser prohibits ads and cookies mapping. However, it allows consumers to view ads — in some nations.
Consumers will be rewarded with BAT crypto for allowing relevant ads to be displayed. In parallel, the browser rewards BAT token to the most viewed pages without human intervention.
Brave users can also offer BAT as tips to content developers. Only after content creators get verified, BAT awards can be earned. As of date there are over 258,000 content creators. Most of those content creators are active on social media platforms such as Youtube (183,000), Twitch (13,000) and Twitter (22,000). In the Brave ecosystem, there are 31,000 blogs run by verified content creators.
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Brave recently entered into partnership with the Wiki Foundation. That implies that the efforts put forth to keep the website alive earns BAT tokens for Wikipedia. The Guardian, Sourceforge, The Washington Post, CoinmarketCap and LA Times are other approved journals.
Brave Browser is geared towards privacy. It gives huge importance to this classification. One scholar at the company got around Google last week to bypass the GDPR. Evidently, regardless of utilizing private browsing mode, Google utilizes a concealed link to monitor consumers.
Please note, though, that Google is the primary contender of Brave. Google’s Chrome browser has an overall market share of 53.9%. This proportion is even higher on mobile devices, 65.2%. Therefore it seems right for Brave to depict Google as the ‘bad guy’ and give an option to internet users in the form of Brave.