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This article was published on June 19, 2009

Google asked people in Times Square: “What is a browser?”. The responses will shock you.

Google asked people in Times Square: “What is a browser?”. The responses will shock you.
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Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

Look, I know the majority of people reading our blog  are geeks on some level and probably early adopters.

While we try not to, I’m also aware of the fact that occasionally we report on stuff your average Joe won’t understand/appreciate. But, I’ve got to be honest, I never for a second thought that this many people had no idea what a browser was.

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