How wrong is this? Explorer Destroyer – a script to help you convince people to switch to Firefox. According to the site, for each person that switches, Google gives you $1, Microsoft loses marketshare, and an angel gets its wings. Would you switch to Internet Explorer if Microsoft gave you $2? Although I must say that convincing someone to switch from IE 6 to Firefox 1.5 is probably doing the person a big favor. Using a script to force all IE users to upgrade to Firefox is another story.
I haven’t exactly been the number one promoter of Windows Live Search but Amazon’s Alexa and A9 recently switched from using Google as their search provider to using Windows Live Search. At the conference this week, the team presenting Windows Live took a poll on how many people were using Live.com as their homepage. The results were interesting. Out of curiosity what will it take for you to use Live.com as your homepage or search engine of choice?