Firefox 3.0 released, available for download
? We exceeded the first day download mark for Firefox 2 of 1.6 million after just five hours of availability for Firefox 3.
? Net Applications is already reporting a 300% positive change in Firefox 3 market share worldwide just today.
? Over 500 articles about the launch were linked to from Google News
? The Firefox 3 launch made the front pages of BBC.co.uk, NYTimes.com, Liberation.fr, laRepubblica.it, Digg, Slashdot, Techcrunch, and Yahoo! News
? The completely redesigned Mozilla.com launched in over 25 language versions
? New community activity on SpreadFirefox.com has skyrocketed with dozens of new groups and hundreds of new postings
? Over 700 community launch parties have been registered on mozillaparty.com
Our systems were quite busy earlier this morning so individual requests may not have gotten through – but they are all up now and serving a tremendous amount of traffic and downloads. We are currently serving almost 9,000 downloads a minute, which puts us on track to achieve 5-7 million downloads our first day of general availability.