With the on-going controversial news when Whatsapp co-founder raised the issue of deleting your facebook account with some detailed statistics / information showing that the company is capitalizing on the users data, Firefox is here to help.

Study over the years shows that when one is log-on Facebook account, it completely takes details of every other things you do online, even tho, it is not associated with Facebook.

The new Firefox add-on called Facebook Container helps to keeps your Facebook activities from the taking details of your online session. On the add-on page, it works by isolating your Facebook identity into a separate container that makes it harder for Facebook to track your visits to other websites with third-party cookies.

To ensure it works, it automatically creates a blue-colored browser tab (the “Container”) for your Facebook login but this works next time you navigate to Facebook. On installation, the extension deletes your Facebook cookies and logs you out of Facebook.

facebook

Always note that, whenever you click on Facebook share button on external websites then it will load them within the special blue tab but if you click a link on Facebook it will simply load in a new tab that’s isolated from the Facebook Container.

There are some few information that are importance concerning the new add-on. Firefox previously had other options but visiting your Facebook privacy on setting page and try removing and adding some information, may really help you, also note that ad network might also collect data associated with your Facebook activities and regular web browsing.

This new add-on protects Facebook from accessing your visited pages that is outside Facebook and this starts from the very first time of installing it and NOT the former data.

About the author

FBL Admin

I am a Passionate Blogger.

Leave a Comment

css.php