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Today is November 27th. Which means it’s Cyber Monday. Thanksgiving is over, Black Friday has been and gone, and now it’s time for online retailers to drop their prices in order to dump their old stock. You could spend the day shopping online, but Mozilla is offering a tempting alternative.
Experience The Firefox Download-A-Thon!
Mozilla is celebrating Cyber Monday 2017 with what it has labelled The Firefox Download-A-Thon. This fun, tongue-in-cheek event is taking place today (11/27), so if you’re reading this any day after that you’ll be stuck watching the replay. Which won’t be half as much fun.
As outlined on The Official Unofficial Firefox Blog, Mozilla is promising a smorgasbord of “live, interactive content”. And The Firefox Download-A-Thon is set to last for 570 minutes (or nine and a half hours) starting at 12pm PT. You just need to point your browser at Facebook.com/firefox.
WE'RE HAVING OUR BIGGEST CYBER MONDAY SALE EVENT EVER (the browser is free). Starting at noon, we'll be coming to you…
So, why is Mozilla hosting such an event? Well, it’s all about promoting Firefox Quantum, otherwise known as Firefox 57. Quantum is a new version of Firefox built from the ground up, and as we previously stated, it’s “faster, better-looking, more streamlined, and more useful”.
Rather than waste time refreshing websites in order to save a few bucks, you could have some fun online. And while you’re watching the “speed-eating competition,” “improv comedy showdown,” and “interpretive dance-a-thon” Mozilla hopes you’ll fall in love with Firefox Quantum.
Firefox Quantum Deserves Your Attention
We wouldn’t normally write about a promotional event such as this, but a) Firefox Quantum deserves your attention, b) this does look like a fun event, and c) surely watching free content online is better than spending your hard-earned cash on things you don’t need or really want.
Are you using Firefox Quantum? If so, how are you finding it so far? Do you appreciate the increase in speed? Or did you prefer the previous version of Firefox? Have you switched from Google Chrome to Firefox Quantum? Please let us know in the comments below!