The Brave browser has said that it more than doubled the number of its users in 2020, going from 11.6 to 25.4 million active users.
Brave, the largest and most popular decentralized browser, is supported in over 200 countries.
Below is a breakdown of the Brave browser stats so far:
- 25.4 million monthly active users – up from 11.6 million
- 8.6 daily active users – up from 3.8 million
- 5.4 million joined Brave in the last 3 months alone
- 1 million verified creators
- 26 million Basic Attention Tokens (BAT) rewarded to publishers and creators
- 12 million BAT wallets
- 4.3 million transacting BAT users
- Over 2, 800 campaigns executed from over 465 advertisers
- Brave click-through rate (CTR) at 9%, well above the industry average of 2%
The top African countries where active Brave Ads campaigns (in brackets) are currently supported include:
- South Africa (22)
- Nigeria (14)
- Morocco (12)
- Kenya (10)
- Ghana (10)
- Tanzania (10)
- Zimbabwe (10)
- Cameroon (10)
- Sierra Leone (9)
- Burundi (8)
The above list of top African countries getting served with Brave ads likely points to locations on the continent where the Brave browser downloads are coming from – a good measure of where adoption is similarly taking place.
Speaking of the massive growth and what to expect in 2021, Brendan Eich, CEO and Co-founder of Brave, said:
“As the global privacy movement swells in 2021 and as less users trust Big Tech, we look forward to bringing more innovative privacy-protecting tools to our users, and to reforming invasive Web tracking practices.”
– CEO, Brave
The Brave open source browser fundamentally shifts how users, publishers, and advertisers interact online by giving users a private, safer, and 3-6x faster browsing experience, while funding the Web through a new attention-based platform of privacy-preserving advertisements and rewards.
Brave is available for download for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS, in 80 languages.
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