IE8 users have low IQs, IE6 users are stupid….Survey concludes

/ 7 years ago

AptiQuant a market research firm specialising in psychometric consulting provided a variety of online tests to test the intelligence level of users of different browsers, different browser versions and different themes/customisations of particular browsers. It tested over 100,000 people and came to some interesting results. Here are some of the conclusions they came to from their data:

  • Users of IE6 had the lowest IQ
  • Users of IE8 performed better than IE6 users but performed below those using Firefox, Chrome and Safari.
  • Users of IE with Chrome Frame, Camino or Opera were smarter than users of IE8 and similar to those of Firefox, Chrome and Safari.
  • Users who were reluctant to change tended to have lower IQs, hence why lower versions of browsers had lower IQs.

This shows therefore that the majority of the IE users were those who had the browser with their operating system initially and their reluctance to change to another browser is derived from the fact they do not know about the possible benefits or drawbacks of other browsers either out of stupidity or ignorance. Still want to use Internet Explorer?

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4 Responses to “IE8 users have low IQs, IE6 users are stupid….Survey concludes”
  1. gaetan says:

    I'm on Chrome right now, I use IE9 as well, hence I have a varying IQ, how is that for statistics :pAlso IQ doesn't mean intelligence, a dyslexic person easily fails most of an IQ test, although they can prove to be more intelligent

  2. Mpeck says:

    So where exactly does this leave IE7 users? 🙂

  3. DarKSeeD says:

    C'mon, it can be that bad 😀 Actually it would surprise you to find how many are still using Windows 98 or Windows 2000.

  4. gaetan says:

    If I could, I'd have an original PC with windows 98 as a decoration as 5 to 6 years ago, I started using the computer on this OS 🙂

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