Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Apr 2009 10:39 UTC, submitted by John Mills
Internet & Networking And so Firefox continues its march into Europe. It is no secret that alternative browsers are much more popular in Europe than they are in North America, and recent statistics by StatCounter confirm that Firefox 3.0 has actually surpassed Internet Explorer 7, making it the most popular browser in Europe.
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Also Firefox 1.x is not counted
by lindkvis on Wed 1st Apr 2009 11:18 UTC
lindkvis
Member since:
2006-11-21

... and is likely to be a decent part of the "Other" category along with Mozilla/Netscape and IE 5.x and earlier.

The main thing is that IE no longer has a browser monopoly meaning that if you ignore other browsers you are chucking away a considerable part of the market, something no businesses can afford.

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unoengborg Member since:
2005-07-06

Actually, the lost business might be even worse than the statistical differences in browser usage may imply.

This might be especially true if your business is IT related. The users that are willing to spend time and effort to switch browser may also likely be more willing thant the average user to spend time/maoney on other IT related products.

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