The "study" that claimed Internet Explorer users are not as intelligent as other browser users seems to have been a hoax.
The company that supposedly performed the study, AptiQuant most likely isn't even real.
This conclusion came after the discovery that AptiQuant's website hasn't even been around for a month and is very similar to Central Test, a French psychometric testing company. The staff pictures on both sites are even the same, just with different names.
Central Test has released a statement saying they are aware of AptiQuant's fraudulent activity and reserve the right to take legal action.
The hoax managed to fool many news organizations- including us, the BBC and CNN.
While the unknowns behind the scam are still at large, at least Internet Explorer users can hold their heads high again.
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