Facebook | Google tracking

Apple, Firefox tools aim to help you fight back Facebook and Google tracking

Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two web browsers now want to help you fight back in what’s becoming an escalating privacy arms race. New protections in Apple‘s Safari and Mozilla’s Firefoxbrowsers aim to prevent companies from turning “cookie” data files used to store sign-in details and preferences into broader trackers that take note of what you read, watch and research on other sites.

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Source: Gadgets Now

Firefox | Mute Sites

Firefox finally gets an option to mute sites with autoplay sound

Autoplay videos are about to get a lot less annoying if you use Firefox.

In the newest version of the experimental Firefox Nightly Edition (version 63.0a1), the popular web browser now gives users control over whether a site is allowed to autoplay videos when it loads. Mozilla announced this feature in a product roadmap earlier this year.

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Source: Mashable