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November 20, 2011

The Browser Wars Infographic

The above infographi posted at Wired looks at the history of the browser wars from 2002 through mid-2008. The infographic was submitted to Reddit.
Each browser’s relative user share is represented by the thickness of the flag being carried by its soldier. The data comes from W3Schools, a popular resource site for web developers, which tracks the browsers being used by its own visitors. Web tutorial sites attract web geeks, and web geeks love Firefox, which explains why Internet Explorer and Firefox appear to be closer in share than data from other sources would indicate.