Mozilla's Firefox lost share in February, the third consecutive month that the browser has slipped, according to metrics data published today. Google
's Chrome, meanwhile, continued its climb for the 16th straight month.
Firefox lost about 0.2 of a percentage point last month to end with a usage share of 24.2%. It was the third month in a row that Mozilla's browser fell in the rankings posted by Web measurement vendor NetApplications.com. Previous dips in Mozilla's share were one-month blips; this is the browser's first sustained decline in NetApplications' numbers.