Tidbit: 10 Years Ago Today, Safari Was Born

Tidbit: 10 Years Ago Today, Safari Was Born


Today marks the 10th anniversary of Apple’s Safari web browser. Initially released on January 7, 2003, the browser became the default web browser packaged with the firm’s OS X operating system, replacing the Netscape Navigator and Cyberdog web browsers which were bundled with the OS previously.

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According to Net Applications, Apple’s Safari web browser accounted for 62.17-percent of mobile web browsing traffic, and 5.43-percent of desktop traffic in October 2011, giving a combined total market share of 8.72-percent in relation to the web traffic which originated from other available web browsers for the same period.

/ DonMelton, @viticci (h/t)