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Windows 7: Like? New Firefox adds Facebook integration

20 Nov 2012   #1
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Like? New Firefox adds Facebook integration

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Mozilla's Social API allows participating social-networking sites to create persistent sidebar access to their sites. But Firefox 17 also drops support for older Macs.

Facebook has accepted a friend request from Firefox and Mozilla's new Social API today, as the browser updates with several security and feature updates after yesterday's Firefox for Android update.

The biggest feature debut in Firefox 17 (download for Windows | Mac | Linux) is the Social API, launching with Facebook Messenger, which allows participating social-networking sites to create persistent sidebar access to their site. Although most new browser technologies depend on entirely on how many developers integrate it, the Social API likely will be different.

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Like? New Firefox adds Facebook integration | The Download Blog - CNET Download.com

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20 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Well, lol, I don't use either F.F. OR Facebook but this sounds like a decent idea if you do I guess. Was more interested in the report on win8's "smothering usability" on the sidebar.
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21 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

No, I don't like.
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21 Nov 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 16 MATE (64 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by King Arthur View Post
No, I don't like.
Agreed.
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22 Nov 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by King Arthur View Post
No, I don't like.
Thumbs down on my part too.
I'll update for the security stuff but not for that stupöid Facebook bar.
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30 Nov 2012   #6

Window 7 ult x64
 
 

No doubt Firefox needs to become a niche browser, don't think it's going to find it in social media. Firefox does make a good "goldilocks" browser for HTML development - (opinion) and you can't go wrong with clean and simple extensions like firebug.
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30 Nov 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 16 MATE (64 bit)
 
 
Buggy in W7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eburnettscd View Post
No doubt Firefox needs to become a niche browser, don't think it's going to find it in social media. Firefox does make a good "goldilocks" browser for HTML development - (opinion) and you can't go wrong with clean and simple extensions like firebug.
Firebug is buggy in Firefox on my Windows 7 install (and on the TAFE Windows 7 PCs too).

It seems to work properly in Firefox on Ubuntu.
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05 Dec 2012   #8

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

I use Facebook on occasion but I will not use the integration , only security
Robin
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09 Dec 2012   #9

Window 7 ult x64
 
 

What a waste of browser space.
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