Browse funny. That’s my reaction to the “Browse Happy” site (a good deed by WordPress.com via browsehappy.com) that features five web browsers whose respective logos, names and slogans are juxtaposed with one another. Visitors will find out how their favorite browsers describe themselves and their browsers’ latest versions.
I really find it funny that browsehappy.com (or WordPress?) lines up the logos ‘arbitrarily.’: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Internet Explorer. I refreshed the page thinking that perhaps the order might change. But it did not. Question is: How do they arrive at such order? Why is Chrome first? Although I’ll never complain why Explorer comes last.
Funnier as it may seem that the site says this at the bottom of the page: “Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. Browse Happy is a way for you to find out what are the latest versions of the major browsers around. You can also learn about alternative browsers that may fit you even better than the one you are currently using.”
The first sentence is great, although they may be bashed for inferring that an up-to-date browser really makes our computers safe. However, the second sentence makes users wonder how they “can also learn about alternative browsers”. No further information nor links. So dear reader, if you really wonder, have you visited this page of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_web_browsers.
Anyway, I’m giving A to WordPress for this noble need of keeping netizens informed.