Firefox 4 Will Be Adding Bing as a Default Search Engine Option

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Mozilla will soon be releasing the newest version of their popular open Web browser, Firefox and will be adding an option for users that prefer to NOT have Google as their default search engine. With Firefox 4 will come the ability to make Microsoft’s Bing you’re go-to choice for conducting searches. Users will be able to very easily access a drop-down menu and change the default from Google to Bing without any other steps.

Although Mozilla’s main source of revenue comes from the millions of dollars that Google pays them to be their default search engine, the company has made sure that they do not upset their working relationship with the search giant.  In addition to Bing being added to Firefox 4, Wikipedia, Yahoo and Amazon will also be joining the ranks. With Bing’s percentage of the search share steadily rising since it’s merging with Yahoo, having them available as an option seemed like a smart move on Mozilla’s part.

Loren Baker
Loren Baker is the Founder of SEJ, an Advisor at Alpha Brand Media and runs Foundation Digital, a digital marketing strategy & development agency.
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