Firefox 3 World Record Is Now Official

by on July 3, 2008
in Firefox

Mozilla today confirmed, that the world record they attempted to make for the most downloaded application (Firefox 3) in 24 hours has finally become official. They also confirmed that the official number that has made to the Guiness World Records is 8,002,530 times downloaded on June 18th, Download Day! It’s just two weeks since Mozilla attempted this world record, and the overall number of downloads tops 28 million.

The Spread Firefox team also said:

Thanks to the support of the always amazing Mozilla community, we now hold a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours. On June 18, 2008 8,002,530 people downloaded Firefox 3 and are now enjoying a safer, smarter and better Web.

Ever since Firefox was launched in 2004 we’ve relied on our community to help us spread the word, and thanks to projects including crop circles, newspaper ads, giant stickers, videos, blogs and more we now have 160 million+ users in more than 230 countries.

In spite of being introduced in 2004, just 4 years ago, Firefox is now one of the most popular browser around the world with 160 million active Firefox users in 230 countries.

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