Does My Choice of Web Browser Make a Difference in how the Internet Acts?

Absolutely. The internet runs on an open standard: HTMl. Web browsers vary as to how well they translate it into the web pages that you see, Chrome and Opera are just about the best, Firefox and Edge are not too far behind. Apple’s Safari and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer bring up the back of the pack.
There’s some controversy with Chrome, as it’s introducing proprietary stuff that only work with Google technologies. The whole idea of open standards like HTML is to make sure everything works equally well, no matter the operating system or device you’re using. Proprietary tags have been used by Microsoft for many years with IE, and they have driven webmsaters crazy. Sadly, Google has decided to get in on the fun, even as Microsoft is giving up the practice.

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