How does Browser make money?

How does Browser make money?

How does Browser make money ?

Today we all use various browsers, but we don't know how does browser make money. It is a very vital question today because most of the browsers are free and we don't see any ads while using it to browse websites online and searching our queries in the search engines inside the browser app. While we see various ads when we use another apps and we also have to pay to use some some apps. But, browsers are totally free. Why is it? So, how does browser make money? Today, I shall tell you how the famous browsers, which we often use, earn a lot of money while they are freely available to the customers in Google Play store and other app stores.

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Let us now take a look at the huge earnings of your most used browsers -


1.Google Chrome

Google Chrome is one of the most used and most earned browsers in the world. Google earns a lot of money every year using this browser. This browser makes money as follows -

1. Google is the mainly search engine used in this browser. But, you can change it and choose your favorite search engine in the Google Chrome settings. When you search something on Google, you will see ads on the top of your search results. This is because the websites are paying Google for showing them on the top of your search results. Thus, you can also rank your website on Google by the help of Google ads. When someone clicks on the ads, the advertiser pays Google. See the image below -

How does Browser make money ?

2. When you enter in any website, you can most often see this sentence " Ads by Google ". You see this because Google earns money by showing you those ads relevant to your interest. If someone clicks on the ads, the advertisers pay much money to Google.

3. You may like reading news from your browser. When you click on any news on your browser to read it, you are redirected to the news publisher's website. There you can also see the sentence " Ads by Google ". It means Google is also making money there by showing you relevant ads according to your interests.

How does Browser make money ?

4. You can also see the shortcuts of other Google apps ( Such as - Gmail, You tube etc ) showing in the Google Chrome. There are android apps of these Google products in the Google Play store. But, when we use desktop, we have to go to their websites to open these Google products.

How does Browser make money ?

Now, you have to think about these two examples below -

Example-1:

Imagine somebody goes to you tube from the shortcut icon in Google Chrome. Then if he watches any video on you tube, he will see ads on it. Thus, you tube is also a product of Google and Google can earn money by sending it's users to you tube.

Example - 2:

Imagine somebody goes to Gmail from the shortcut icon in Google Chrome. If you have seen quite well, you can notice that you also see ads in Gmail. Thus, Gmail is also a product of Google and Google can earn money by sending it's users to Gmail. See the ads of Unicommerce eSolutions and GoDaddy in the image below -

How does Browser make money ?

5. Most of the android phones have almost no option to uninstall Google Chrome. Thus, you will use Google Chrome and they will earn money from you. Google is also developing Chrome browser day by day because it will increase your interest more to use Google Chrome. The more you will use any product of Google, the more they will make money from you.

6. Google is also set as default search engine in other browsers. Thus, it also earns money from other browsers.


2.Safari

Safari is a browser developed by Apple and it is mainly made for iphone and Apple device users to enjoy high speed internet surfing. Apple has an yearly contract with Google for which Google pays 12 billion dollars per year to Safari for making Google it's default search engine. Thus the search engine giant Google is leaving behind other search engine companies like - Bing, Yahoo etc.


3.Firefox

If you use Firefox, you may know about Pocket. Pocket is a news source from Firefox. Pocket is a news website where you can register to both free and paid version of it to get the latest news from it. Firefox owns this website and this website has millions of traffic. Firefox promotes this website to it's users and Firefox makes money from this website. Pocket has also it's own app. You can download that from Google Play Store and Apple App Store. If you have a website I mean if you are a website owner, you can apply on Pocket to become a news publisher. If you get approval from Pocket, your articles will show on Pocket. Thus, you can drive millions of traffic from this website to your website. Firefox shows it's users news from Pocket. Thus, Pocket gets a number of visitors who comes here for reading news every month. You can know more about Pocket from the " Learn more " option shown in the circle in the image below. See the image below.

How does Browser make money ?


4.Opera

Opera is a browser made in Norway. It comes with free VPN and battery saver. Facebook, Amazon,  AliExpress, Booking.com, Gamezop.com etc websites pay every year a lot of money because Opera shows these websites on it's front page. Thus, those websites get a lot of traffic and they pay opera instead of it. Facebook also pays additional money to Opera for displaying it's various apps - Messenger, Whatsapp, Instagram on the left corner of it in desktop. See the image below -

How does Browser make money ?


5.Brave

Brave is one of the fastest browsers in the world. It is five times faster than Google Chrome. Brave is the only browser which pays you for watching ads. When you use Brave browser, this browser sends you some ads in the notifications. If you see those ads, Brave earns money from the advertiser. Some percentage of the money Brave keeps to itself and the rest of the money it shares with you. You can see atleast 5 ads per hour to earn money from this browser. Brave also pays you money for displaying images on it's front page and it also earns from that. You can see a line " Photo by Andrew Benz " in the image below. That means Andrew Benz is the owner of this picture and he is paying Brave for showing this image. Brave takes a part of this money to itself and the rest of the money it pays to you. Thus, Brave earns itself and also gives chance to it's users to earn. Brave shows your monthly earnings in the dashboard in it's front page as shown in the below image. See the image below -

How does Browser make money ?


6. Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the recommended browser in Windows 7,8,10. Microsoft is among one of the Google's biggest competitors today. This browser earns money as follows -

1. Bing is the mainly search engine used in this browser. But, you can change it and choose your favorite search engine in the Microsoft Edge settings. When you search something on Bing, you will see ads on the top of your search results as like Google. This is because the websites are paying Bing like Google for showing them on the top of your search results. Thus, you can also rank your website on Bing by the help of Microsoft advertisement. When someone clicks on the ads, the advertiser pays more to Microsoft like Google.

2. You can also see the shortcuts of other Microsoft apps ( Such as - Skype, One Drive etc ) showing in the Microsoft Edge. Thus, Microsoft Edge also earns money like Google Chrome by sending it's users to different apps owned by itself. See the image below -

How does Browser make money ?

3. You will see advertisements in the Microsoft Edge because the advertisers pay it for showing their ads. When someone clicks on the ads and go to the advertiser's official website, the advertisers pay more to Microsoft. See the image below -

How does Browser make money ?

4. Last Pass Password, Utomik Gmes, Express VPN, Booking.com etc websites pay every year a lot of money because Microsoft Edge shows these websites on it's front page. Thus, those websites get a lot of traffic and they pay opera instead of it. See the image below - 

How does Browser make money ?

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Conclusion:

So, you have now known how does browser make money. Thus, the above browsers make billion of dollars each year directly or indirectly. Among them, Google earns the most.

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