Mozilla’s ‘experiment’ with banner ads on new tabs angers users

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Firefox users have expressed surprise, disgust and anger at the appearance of banner ads on new tabs in the browser. An advertisement appeared recently inviting users to make a booking via Booking.com. The ad appears at the bottom of the new tab page, and makes use of Firefox’s Snippet feature. Mozilla has explained that the “snippet was an experiment”, insisting no user data has been shared with third parties. If you’re concerned, however — or just don’t want to see even more ads — you can disable them. See also: Mozilla Labs is back! You may be happy about Microsoft’s… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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