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The ‘Do You Know This Guy?’ Internet Explorer Ad Shows its

By: Erin Fox - Published: Dec 14, 2012 • References: windows.microsoft and youtube
The opening scene of the ‘Do You Know This Guy?’ Internet Explorer advertisement focuses on a young man sitting on his computer and commenting on a magnitude of chat boards about his thoughts on Internet Explorer.

As he is running through the chat boards commenting ‘IE SUCKS’ to each of his friend’s status on Facebook and Tweeting his latest thoughts, the idea of the commercial showcases the hatred towards the once popular browser. This Microsoft innovation was the most popular option up until the late 90s. The ending of the commercial focuses on the young man reading reviews and recognizing how it has improved. He then begins to post good reviews on the message boards.