8,002,530 FireFox3 downloads, World Record is Official


Whole of the web was buzz with FireFox3 release and Mozilla’s attempt to create Guinness World Record. With more than 14,000 improvements, FireFox3 was looking better than ever before.

With urge to be part of World Record loads of people downloaded Firefox3 on Download Day. It is OFFICIAL now, Mozilla has set New Guinness World Record with Firefox 3 Downloads. Here is the official PR:

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 2, 2008 – Mozilla today announced it set a new Guinness World Record for the largest number of software downloads in 24 hours. The record-setting 8,002,530 downloads coincided with the launch of Firefox® 3, Mozilla’s major update to its popular and acclaimed free, open source Web browser.

Mozilla enthusiasts worldwide drove more than 1.7 million pledges to download Firefox 3 on Download Day, hosted regional download “fests,” and informed more than 43 million people through hosting Download Day affiliate buttons online.

The global Mozilla community has been celebrating the historic goal of establishing a Guinness World Record with parties in more than 25 countries, including a 24-hour long download fest celebration called Camp Firefox at Mozilla’s Mountain View headquarters.

Web was on Fire, courtesy loads of Firefox3 downloads. In case you haven’t test drive Firefox3 , click here to download and start your ride!


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