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Internet Explorer Ad Attacks Hard-Core IE Hate

A new Microsoft ad for Internet Explorer entitled "Do you know this guy?" shows an IE-hating, "IE Sucks"-tweeting, basement-dwelling techno-geek finally moved -- a little -- by the progress made by Microsoft's web browser.

A new Microsoft ad for Internet Explorer (embedded below) shows a stereotypical techie in his basement lair spewing hatred for IE on Twitter. IE tweets back... and starts to change his mind.

The user is "Eugene Finion" or @browzrH8R and he seems to like tweeting "IE Sucks!!!" IE tweets back about its technical advancements, critical acclaim and other good deeds:


Internet Explorer @IE
IE adopts an island of kittens and donates them to children everywhere!!! #Kids+KittensRULE

In the end, Eugene may have softened some. It's amusing, and for those who haven't even thought of running IE in years, it may get them to give it a try.

Hat tip to AllThingsD

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