Over 8 million downloads on the day of release -
|Mozilla's record-breaking initiative that was coupled with the release of Firefox 3 has officially paid off as the new browser now holds the Guinness World Record for the most downloads in the course of 24 hours. 8,002,530 downloads have been recorded in the first day of Firefox 3's life with the number now reaching 28.6 million.
According to Net Applications Firefox's worldwide browser market share stands at 19.03% and Firefox 3 will surely help bring that percentage up. In the mean time, congrats to Mozilla for the record!