Users participating in Google’s Chrome for a Cause scheme “donated” more than 60 million tabs to drive a charitable donation of $1 million.
The search giant recently launched the extension for its Chrome web browser, allowing users to make donations to their favorite charitable causes based on the number of tabs they open in browser.
The Chrome for a Cause extension installs an icon next to the address bar, allowing participants to “donate” their tabs to one of five charities.
The charitable organisations taking part in the initiative include: The Nature Conservancy, charity: water, Doctors Without Borders, Un Techo para mi País and Room to Read.
The company informed that through the Chrome for a Cause initiative, $245,278 was donated towards planting trees in the Atlantic Forest, $232,791 for providing clean water to communities in developing nations and $267,336 was donated for vaccinations against meningitis in Africa.