Google Asks Firefox Users To Switch Back

By | March 16, 2015

Google Asks Firefox Users To Switch BackWith a giant ad.

As you might remember, Mozilla and Google have parted their ways and decided not to renew the default search engine agreement, fortunately for the open source organization, Yahoo! stepped in and both companies have signed a new deal, which also lead in an increase of market share for the search giant.

Well, it looks like Google is no longer happy with the new deal as they started asking Firefox users to set Google as their default search engine:

Google Asks Firefox Users To Switch Back

As you can see from the screenshot above, it‘s not just a small hint, instead, the notificaton takes quite a lot of space and (depending on screen resolution) might prevent you from seeing organic search engine results entirely.

What do you think about such tactic?

[Via: SEL, Twitter]

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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. James says:

    Classic Google. It’s why I hate em

  2. AwesomeWave says:

    Dumbasses at Google ended their deal with Firefox, how did they not see this happening?

  3. motang says:

    Yeah I got that the other day, since I use the one that bundled with my OS (Ubuntu). I promptly dismissed it.