Firefox can now stop Instagram and Facebook from tracking you online

The Facebook Container can be found under Add-ons in the Firefox menu. — 123rf.com

The Facebook Container can be found under Add-ons in the Firefox menu. — 123rf.com

Firefox’s anti-tracking tool Facebook Container just got even better at stopping snooping social media platforms from collecting information about you.

With the latest update, Mozilla’s browser extension isolates not only Facebook, but also Instagram and Facebook Messenger by moving them to separate browser windows.

This makes it more difficult for Facebook’s various platforms to track your activities on other websites using so-called third-party cookies – when shopping online, for example. Facebook will, of course, still know what you’re doing on its website.

Read more at www.thestar.com.my/tech/tech-news/2018/05/15/firefox-can-now-stop-instagram-and-facebook-from-tracking-you-online/#y5VX7Zk1hM6PEUhE.99

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