GeekWire: Microsoft IE team pokes fun at haters with ‘comment troll’ video

GeekWire: Microsoft IE team pokes fun at haters with ‘comment troll’ video

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GeekWire: Microsoft IE team pokes fun at haters with ‘comment troll’ video

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by TODD BISHOP / GeekWire

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Posted on November 29, 2012 at 9:47 AM

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer team is back with an updated version of its “Browser You Love(d) To Hate” online campaign, including the video below. It’s a clever way of challenging the company’s critics while touting some of its latest milestones (real and imagined).

So how is the browser doing? Microsoft points to the recent release of the touch-friendly IE10, favorable competitive benchmarks, and 54 percent market share — its highest level in more than a year, although still well below the browser’s historic highs.

One bummer: Comments are disabled on the YouTube version. Given the subject of the video, it would have been fascinating to see how some of the browser’s actual critics responded. Let’s see if GeekWire readers can fill the void.

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