Everything You Need to Know About Mozilla and Meta (Facebook) Working Together

Um, what?

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Mozilla has been working on a privacy-friendly advertising ecosystem. That sounds like a good thing but they are working with Facebook here. Shocking, right?

byAnkush Das | It’s FOSS

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I’m sure it is easy to make several assumptions about the story going by the headlines.


Well, it isFacebook, after all.

Even if it is “Meta” now, it does not change the fact that they were involved in some of the worst privacy practices ever.

If you think twice, Facebook isn’t an ideal privacy-focused social media platform (even though I still use it for certain use-cases).

With so much more to complain about, how come a privacy-focused company “Mozilla” end up working with Meta (Facebook)?

Surprisingly, Mozilla made several remarks about Facebook’s bad privacy practices in the past.

Not to forget, Mozilla Firefox was one of the first web browsers to prevent companies like Facebook…

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3 thoughts on “Everything You Need to Know About Mozilla and Meta (Facebook) Working Together

    1. Hi Josie,
      Seamonkey is no longer a Mozilla project despite being hosted on their sites. It does what both Firefox and Thunderbird do, yet with thousands fewer lines of code than Firefox by itself. People find it “old” looking (which is fixable, however) and it takes a little bit of getting used to but it’s a good alternative.

      I use the Brave browser and Evolution for e-mail, both superb replacements for Mozilla.

      Thunderbird is also “technically” not a Mozilla project any longer, but like Seamonkey, hosted at Mozilla.


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