Firefox Goes for Record, Crashes Instead
Ian Lurie Jun 17 2008
Firefox wanted to break the world record for downloads with their new Firefox 3 browser. Neat!
I signed up for ‘Firefox Download Day’, which is today.
I go to their site and see this:
Can you give me a D’OH!
My piece of internet marketing wisdom for today: If you want to try to break a download record, be sure you have the bandwidth and servers to handle it.
Oh, and you might want to test, too.
Update: 2 PM PDT – I just downloaded Firefox 3. It’s dang nifty so far. Although it did disable just about all of my plugins…
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Ian Lurie is Chairman and Principal Consultant of Portent Inc., an Internet marketing agency that has provided Internet marketing, including PPC, SEO, social and analytics services, since 1995. Read More