3 important internet browser facts that are untrue!

By Sachin

With the advent of the internet and the browsers, productivity and social life of the people have changed exponentially. But the browsers added new features every now and then that made our online lives much easier to handle.

3 important internet browser facts that are untrue!

Some of these features we thought were introduced in this decade actually go way back in time. Here are 3 facts about the web browsers that you got wrong.

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3 important internet browser facts that are untrue!

Tabs in browsers

If you all think that tabbed browsing was introduced by Opera browser or Firefox, then you got it wrong. It was way back in the 1990s that a company by the name BookLink Technologies introduced its own browser, InternetWorks. The rights to tabbed browsing were later bought by Microsoft integrate internet browsing within MS Word.

3 important internet browser facts that are untrue!

Extension in browsers

Google Chrome introduced us to the crazy use of extensions and add-ons. But it can take credit only to popularize the feature. So who created it? It was none other than Microsoft's Internet Explorer 5. In 1999, the Redmond giant brought the capability to its stock browser, but they were not as useful as the modern extensions available for Chrome.

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3 important internet browser facts that are untrue!

InPrivate browsing

The Incognito mode was again only popularized by Google Chrome as it reached a large number of masses. But the true creator of this feature was the Safari browser from Apple.

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