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How Did Firefox Fare in 2011? (Infographic)

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Well, 2011 didn't see the beginning of the end of Firefox after all. That is, Google renewed its agreement with Mozilla, ensuring the nonprofit's popular browser wouldn't lose 84% of its revenue and thus face the ominous fate that some predicted and others decried as unrealistic.

The browser was knocked from its #2 slot behind Internet Explorer, though, at least according to one company's stats. The culprit? Google's Chrome, a browser half Firefox's age.

In Chrome, Firefox has found a worthy and fast-rising competitor, but it's too soon to write off the beloved open source browser. Its future may be difficult to predict, but an infographic released by Mozilla today illustrates a pretty active year for Firefox.

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