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Internet Explorer users are dumb

kramkumar

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If you are yet to ditch Internet Explorer 6, a web browser released in 2001, now is the time to do it. Unless you want to be called dumb. According to a study by AptiQuant, a psychometric consulting company in the US, the average IQ of people using Internet Explorer 6 is just above 80 points. In comparison, people using Opera browser were found to have an average IQ of over 120 points.

The study showed a substantial relationship between an individual's cognitive ability and their choice of web browser. From the test results, it is a clear indication that individuals on the lower side of the IQ scale tend to resist a change/upgrade of their browsers," AptiQuant researchers wrote in the report.

The average IQ for people using Internet Explorer 7 was also found to be slightly more than 80 points. For users of Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9 it was around 90 points. In comparison, Firefox users were found to have an average IQ of above 100. Chrome and Safari users had an average IQ of above 110 points.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/personal-tech/computing/IE-users-are-dumb-Study/articleshow/9419152.cms
 
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