Mozilla integrates Facebook Messenger into latest Firefox browser

By Shawn Knight ยท 11 replies
Dec 4, 2012
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  1. If you're the type that likes to distance yourself from social media, odds are you probably aren't terribly fond of the fact that it's being integrated directly into a growing number of seemingly unrelated products. The latest prominent piece of...

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  2. MeladT

    MeladT TS Rookie Posts: 22   +7

    Doesn't look half bad.
  3. rondean2000

    rondean2000 TS Rookie

    Ahhhhh, one more reason for me not to use Firefox again.
    Shaun2312 likes this.
  4. I go worried for a moment until I saw it was an optional tool bar. (whew) I can still opt out of unsocial media.

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    Only if you are nitpicking. It isn't mandatory anyway >_>
  6. If only chrome had actual NoScript.....
    It's the one reason I keep using firefox over it.
  7. Optional? I didn't see an 'opt-out' when update FF and I can't see the option to turn it off.
  8. This would have been a great idea 3 years ago. But since then, I rarely message anyone on Facebook anymore and I don't care for the new versions of firefox.
  9. It should be disabled by default. if not, it can be turned off this way:
    1. Type about:config into the url-bar.
    2. Be careful.
    3. Set social.enabled to false.
    4. Restart.
  10. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,002   +1,321

    If I want to use facebook,I will go to facebook. However I dont want to be reminded of it outside of facebook, even in chat. Its bad enough that half the websites I visit are like LIKE US ON FACEBOOK.
  11. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 460   +22

    I think Mozilla lost the Internet at toolbar...
    rondean2000 likes this.
  12. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,739   +3,706

    Is it not misleading to say integration when it is optional?

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