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Google’s Ad API is Better Than Facebook’s, But…

The Mozilla Blog - May 10, 2019 4326

… with a few important omissions. Google’s tool meets four of experts’ five minimum standards   Last month, Mozilla released an analysis of Facebook’s ad archive API, a tool that … Read more


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What we do when things go wrong

The Mozilla Blog - May 09, 2019 4282

We strive to make Firefox a great experience. Last weekend we failed, and we’re sorry. An error on our part prevented new add-ons from being installed, and stopped existing add-ons … Read more


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The Firefox EU Elections Toolkit helps you to prevent pre-vote online manipulation

The Mozilla Blog - May 05, 2019 4081

What comes to your mind when you hear the term ‘online manipulation’? In the run-up to the EU parliamentary elections at the end of May, you probably think first and … Read more


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VIDEO: 10 Tips from a Technology Fear Specialist

Speed of Creativity - April 30, 2019 3800

Earlier this month, I had an opportunity to share a 45 minute webinar with the wonderful Seesaw community titled, “10 Tips from a Technology Fear Specialist.” This presentation (and subsequent Q&A session with live attendees) was based on my March 21st blog post, “Adult Identity and the “I Can’t Use Technology Well” [.

Facebook’s Ad Archive API is Inadequate

The Mozilla Blog - April 29, 2019 3713

Facebook’s tool meets only two of experts’ five minimum standards. That’s a failing grade.   Facebook pledged in February to release an ad archive API, in order to make political … Read more


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Firefox and Emerging Markets Leadership

The Mozilla Blog - April 25, 2019 3510

Building on the success of Firefox Quantum, we have a renewed focus on better enabling people to take control of their internet-connected lives as their trusted personal agent — through … Read more


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It’s Complicated: Mozilla’s 2019 Internet Health Report

The Mozilla Blog - April 23, 2019 3416

Our annual open-source report examines how humanity and the internet intersect. Here’s what we found   Today, Mozilla is publishing the 2019 Internet Health Report — our third annual examination … Read more


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Android Browser Choice Screen in Europe

The Mozilla Blog - April 18, 2019 3148

Today, Google announced a new browser choice screen in Europe. We love an opportunity to show more people our products, like Firefox for Android. Independent browsers that put privacy and … Read more


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Podcast464: Reflections on Media Literacy & ATLIS 2019

Speed of Creativity - April 16, 2019 3018

Welcome to Episode 464 of the Moving at the Speed of Creativity podcast, a show by Dr. Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) focusing on digital creativity, media literacy, digital literacy, digital citizenship, instructional technology integration and engaged learning both inside and outside the classroom. This episode features a reflection by Wes from the ATLIS 2019 [...]

Latest Firefox for iOS Now Available

The Mozilla Blog - April 16, 2019 3017

Today’s Firefox for iPhone and iPad users offers enhancements that will make it easier to get you to what you want faster, from new links within your library and managing … Read more


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The Bug in Apple’s Latest Marketing Campaign

The Mozilla Blog - April 15, 2019 2942

Apple’s latest marketing campaign — “Privacy. That’s iPhone” — made us raise our eyebrows. It’s true that Apple has an impressive track record of protecting users’ privacy, from end-to-end encryption … Read more


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Google Mesh Home WiFi Makes our Internet Access MUCH faster

Speed of Creativity - March 31, 2019 2126

This is a review of the “Google WiFi system, 3-Pack – Router replacement for whole home coverage” (NLS-1304-25) product which I posted to Amazon today. Google Mesh WiFi” (

Facebook and Google: This is What an Effective Ad Archive API Looks Like

The Mozilla Blog - March 27, 2019 1936

Menu Categories: Share: Facebook and Google: This is What an Effective Ad Archive API Looks Like Mozilla March 27, 2019 Mozilla and a cohort of independent researchers have detailed the key traits that make for an effective ad archive API — and more transparent elections   On March 28 — after from dozens of civil society organizations — Facebook is set to launch its advertising archive API. This tool is intended to provide researchers, journalists, and users with transparency into political ads and audience targeting on Facebook.

Adult Identity and the “I Can’t Use Technology Well” Introduction

Speed of Creativity - March 21, 2019 1574

Last Friday evening before turning in for the night, I shared a six part, threaded series of thoughts on Twitter based on frequent conversations I have with technology-fearful adults. Before reflecting a bit more on these ideas, as well as sharing some of the responses these tweets invited from others, I’ll share this series [...]

Introducing Firefox Send, Providing Free File Transfers while Keeping your Personal Information Private

The Mozilla Blog - March 12, 2019 1074

At Mozilla, we are always committed to people’s security and privacy. It’s part of our long-standing Mozilla Manifesto. We are continually looking for new ways to fulfill that promise, whether … Read more


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Apply for a Mozilla Fellowship

The Mozilla Blog - March 12, 2019 1074

We’re seeking technologists, activists, policy experts, and scientists devoted to a healthy internet. Apply to be a 2019-2020 Mozilla Fellow   Today, we’re opening applications for Mozilla Fellowships. Mozilla is … Read more


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Sharing our Common Voices – Mozilla releases the largest to-date public domain transcribed voice dataset

The Mozilla Blog - February 28, 2019 410

Mozilla crowdsources the largest dataset of human voices available for use, including 18 different languages, adding up to almost 1,400 hours of recorded voice data from more than 42,000 contributors. … Read more


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Seesaw Skills, Assessment and Parent Feedback

Speed of Creativity - February 26, 2019 335

Last week I had an opportunity to attend the LLI Southwest Conference at The Oakridge School in Arlington, Texas, and present with two of our second grade teachers about our “Seesaw Skills iPad Pilot Project,” which I’m leading this year with teachers in our Lower Division at