Facebook's Not Recommending Opera Instead of Chrome

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bison88

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Same here. On one hand I think Opera is worthy enough that it should be noticed by a larger audience, on the other hand I don't want that to be because of Facebook. I don't do the social networking stuff and would dread if they merged that into the browser the same way Microsoft is trying to do with Windows 8.
 

kartu

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[citation][nom]doctorpink[/nom]im the 1.78%![/citation]
Me too.

I suspect low numbers of Opera browser is also caused by them not hammering servers when you do back/forward in history.
 

Chainzsaw

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Sounds like they just want to drive the stock down before the purchase and save some cash.

There appears to be a growing rift between facebook and google and maybe this is just a way of facebook "beating their chest".

Just my "theories" and opinions.

I would also like to point out that the title of this article seems off.
 

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strange, the same kind of problem happend to me recently.

I use Firefox 12.0, and I access Google Groups. They (Google Groups) are changing the user interface, and the new interface is not compatible with older browsers, but it's compatible with Firefox 12.

But yesterday, when I accessed the site, it showed the old GUI instead and returned me a warning that i did not have a compatible browser, even though I had used the new GUI normaly before.

Today when I accessed the site, I tried switching back to the new GUI and it is working flawlessly again... weird, isn't it?
 

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I use opera and it's great, I hope Facebook doesn't do with it what zynga did with flock buy then discontinue a week later, I hate social idiocy, it's a way to collect your private info.

maybe facebook wants to make opera have a less marker share to buy it for a lower price

lastly, I hate google's dominance of the internet browsers, community stuff like Firefox and stuff should prevail, not a browser made by a privacy invading company, even if partially open source
 

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opera works great, and the use of gestures make it even more faster to surf,
i've been using it since a long time
 

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"Facebook's Not Recommending Opera Instead of Chrome"

I read that as "Facebook is not recommending Opera, but they are recommending Chrome".
 

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1st screen:
Google+ is a threat to us, drop Chrome support.
2nd screen:
Google is threatening to sue us, restore Chrome support.
Opera does not want to sell, drop Opera support.
 

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Great news. I do not want the best browser get bloated with social rubbish.
Mouse gestures; fully customizble interface is just perfect for HTPC setups way ahead of the rest.
Chrome is not customizable enuff;IE get the virus attack first and firefox is kinda uncomfortable being Open source,hackers can get it.

No official facebook support? I can live with out it
 

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[citation][nom]kartu[/nom]Me too. I suspect low numbers of Opera browser is also caused by them not hammering servers when you do back/forward in history.[/citation]
I bet if you would take into account only computer engineers and people knowing a bit more about software/hardware, this percentage would be quite a bit larger. I'm not saying it's the best, just with some really good ideas, it was the first.
 

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[citation][nom]GreaseMonkey_62[/nom]I never liked Opera for the desktop, but it's my go to Android browser.[/citation]
bah humbug! (if I spelled that right) I use it both on my Android phone (even before my smart phone I used Opera on my flip phone also) and I use it on my desktops. I love Opera and any time I redo a computer for someone, especially from scratch as in a fresh OS install, I install Opera for them.

please please mister law of the universe don't let the suck, I mean zuck, purchase such a great product and taint it!
 


i used opera for a year and loved it but in the end i switched to chrome because it did not work with most websites i frequent. i even tried the opera 12 builds but they are not paying attention to any website issues. they had their chance and will never go= back to opera
 
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