Don’t Like To Be Tracked? It’s Anti-Facebook Spy Browser

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Mozilla Firefox has a feature update that prevents sites like Facebook from tracking users across websites. According to reports Bleeping Computerthe feature is called Query Parameter Stripping

The feature will automatically delete string character appended to the end of the URL. These traits allow Facebook, Hubspot, Olytics and other companies to track search history and serve targeted ads. EngadgetThursday (30/6/2022).

To find out the character set after the question mark in a link is query parameter which can tell the company that you have clicked on the link. This can help companies like Facebook create your profile for ad targeting.

Photo: REUTERS/Albert Gea

If you activate the feature stripping in recent versions of Firefox, it will remove those characters before loading the URL. This means that Facebook will not create profiles for their advertising purposes.

This feature works through block lists and includes Olytics, Drip, Vero, HubSpot, Marketo, and Facebook.

To enable, you can simply select “Strict” for “Enhanced Tracking Protection” in Privacy & Security settings.

This new feature doesn’t work in Private Mode, but you can also turn it on by typing “about:config” in the address bar, searching for strip and set the “privacy.query_stripping.enabled.pbmode” option to “true”, as shown Bleeping Computer.

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