Surprised to see that amount of users switching to Edge... you know it's not any better than Chrome in privacy terms.
That's very true.
While I cant speak for everyone, I feel like another factor may be that more people may just want to use the built in browser vs using a 3rd party one. While not built in yet, its coming and me personally I just want to keep things simple. The original edge was good, but chrome was still better. Now the new version brings it pretty much on par with chrome. My gut tells me that a lot of people wanted to use edge, but due to lack of extensions and such people were still forced to use a 3rd party browser. Now they can and IMO its now up to 3rd parties to prove to me why I should use something over the new edge.