Google is now pushing an aggressive Chrome marketing campaign once used to steal Internet Explorer users. For some, every time they boot up Firefox with Google.com as their home page they see a bar asking them to install Chrome. “Discover a faster way to browse the web” it pleads. Sure, it will probably work on those less aware of Chrome. But those on the fence may resent the heavy-handed tactic. This was a lot more tolerable when Google was trying to pull people away from the despicable old version of Microsoft’s browser. Read the full story at Tech Crunch.
Install Or Be Annoyed: Google Home Page Nags Firefoxers To Switch To Chrome
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).