Technology After Firefox and Brave, Opera reports an uptick in browser installs

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Ever since Apple started letting users choose the default browser on iOS devices in compliance with the Digital Markets Act (DMA), third-party browsers have witnessed a significant increase in downloads. Last week, Brave confirmed registering a 37.5% increase in installs. Soon after, Firefox reported a surge in user base.

As expected, the Opera browser is the next in line to show a similar trend. In an official press release, Opera claims to have secured a 164% increase in user base between March 5 and March 7, as Apple showed the Choose Your Default Browser prompt.
 

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