Mozilla releases anti-Facebook extension for Firefox to stop tracking

by Larry Emmott on April 12, 2018

in Security,Social Media

From Mashable:

A new browser extension called the “Facebook Container” lets Firefox users isolate their activity on Facebook to Facebook.com, making it more difficult to track users’ actions elsewhere on the web. The hope is that someone searching for and booking a trip wouldn’t then cause related ads to appear on your Facebook feed, for example, without having to go ahead and delete Facebook altogether.

Source: Mozilla releases anti-Facebook extension for Firefox to stop tracking

Facebook has been in the news lately. Founder Mark Zuckerburg was called before congress to testify regarding privacy and data abuse. He is being attacked from both the left and the right.

People knew, kinda’, that Facebook was gathering data and they were giving up some privacy. However recent revelations have shocked many people with how much data is being collected and how freely it is sold by Facebook.

The linked article is about a Firefox extension that blocks Facebook.

 

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