Microsoft IE 10 browser ad mocks critics, Microsoft itself

Categories: Product Info
Tags: No Tags
Comments: No Comments
Published on: November 30, 2012

Published November 30, 2012

AllThingsD

  • ie10 sucks less.jpg

    Nov. 30, 2012: A new ad released by Microsoft portrays the company’s critics as basement-dwelling trolls. (Microsoft Corp.)

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.jpg

    Nov. 13, 2012: A screenshot of Microsoft’s website advertises Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, a new release of the browser enhanced to accomodate touch-screen computers and devices. (Microsoft Corp.)

Last year we saw Samsung sell itself by attacking its competitors’ fans, and that seems to have worked pretty well. Now we’ve got a tech company attacking its critics — and giving itself a sort-of-gentle ribbing at the same time.

Take it away, Microsoft:

Does anyone actually get whipped up about browsers anymore? Hard to believe.

But smart of Redmond to embody its critics as a basement-dwelling troll, because those guys have even fewer defenders than line-sitting hipsters. And because they’ve ensured that basement-dwelling trolls will spread the ad widely on their behalf, free of charge.

Well played!

Get more tech news and reviews at AllThingsD.com.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/11/30/microsoft-ie-10-browser-ad-mocks-critics-microsoft-itself/?intcmp=features#ixzz2DkFCDsaI


Leave a Reply

Welcome , today is Wednesday, November 22, 2017