Firefox Reaches 400 Million Download Mark

Firefox announced it has reached 400 million downloads, PC Pro reported today. The browser's popularity has reached 28% market share in Europe and 15% globally, PC Pro noted.

The number is significant since Firefox/Mozilla has a deep working relationship with Google. The fabled GBrowser came to the surface when a couple of senior employees at Mozilla joined the Google team.

About the author

Frank Watson has been involved with the Web since it started. For the past five years, he headed SEM for FXCM -- at one time one of the top 25 spenders with AdWords. He has worked with most of the major analytics companies and pioneered the ability to tie online marketing with offline conversion.

He has now started his own marketing agency, Kangamurra Media. This new venture will keep him busy when he is not editing the Search Engine Watch forums, blogging at a number of authoritative sites, and developing some interesting online community sites.

He was one of the first 100 AdWords Professionals, a Yahoo and Overture Ambassador, and a member or mod of many of the industry forums. He is also on the Click Quality Council and has worked hard to diminish click fraud.