When using "favorite" in a computer technology sense (for example, bookmarking a question on Stack Overflow), do British English speakers still use "favourite" (the traditional spelling in British English), or "favorite" (the spelling they'd probably see on their computer)?
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I believe that
However, looking at their website, it appears as though Microsoft has decided to use the American variation in all of their localized English versions of Windows 8:
In British English the spelling is always favourite. I have not seen or heard the word used as a verb in any context.