Firefox 3 Gets the Colbert Bump

July 10th, 2008

FirefoxComedy Central’s Colbert Report, with host Stephen Colbert, is a great show. The “Colbert bump” is the increase in popularity affecting guests who appear on the show (e.g., increased book sales for authors, a rise in poll numbers for politicians, etc.). And Firefox has joined the growing ranks of those receiving the bump. The linked article contains a graph showing spikes in the number of Firefox 3 downloads—spikes that happened immediately after the browser was mentioned on the show.

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