12 May 2014

Mozilla Updates Plan to Sell Sponsored Ads in Firefox’s Tab Page

Author: JosephKingster4983 | Filed under: About, advertising, Browsing, firefox, Internet, Mozilla, News, Software, tabs

Browser maker is reluctant to give up on the idea of sponsored content Back in February of this year, Mozilla’s VP of Content Services, Darren Herman, announced plans to sell advertising space in Firefox in the form of sponsored “Directory Tiles” on a new Tab page. These would consist of pre-packaged content for first-time Firefox users — upon loading Firefox, they’d see a page with nine tiles in three rows of three, and some of the suggestions would be paid-for content, or ads. That idea didn’t go over well with the web community, so Mozilla has decided to abandon sponsored tiles and will experiment with the tab page instead

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Mozilla Updates Plan to Sell Sponsored Ads in Firefox’s Tab Page

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