This add-on protects you from phishing or scams (through XSS injection attacks) while you’re on Facebook – Version 4.2 introduces a Tracking Protection feature as well. This add-on is designed to protect you against them. Facebook Phishing Protector will warn you when an unusual activity is detected, such as a script injection attempt or a website other than Facebook requesting your credentials.
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Having trouble playing your favorite Facebook game in your favorite browser? Thankfully, there is an easy way you can troubleshoot and fix this type of problem. I will walk you through the steps, step by step and hopefully you will get back to playing your favorite Facebook game in no time!
Do you like to be alerted or updated when something new happens? No matter if it is with your favorite social network or even your email – I have a list of 5 of the most popular extensions in the Alerts & Updates category (taken from Mozilla’s official ranking). I hope you enjoy the list – and if there is another add-on you like more be sure to leave a link for it in the comments!
Want to hide application spam and other annoying clutter from your Facebook page? This great add-on, F.B. Purity lets you increase the font size, and generally makes Facebook a lot less annoying to use.
Want to add information rich profiles to Gmail? Then you need the Rapportive add-on for Firefox. This great add-on will allow you to see what people look like, where they are based, a few of their interests and social network profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and more.
I am a big fan of HootSuite, it is a great tool to kind of aggregate all your social networking needs. The HootBar extension for Firefox will let you post messages to Twitter and other social networks right from the Firefox address bar. Additional features include more customization options and allows you to post to all the social networks that HootSuite supports: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Foursquare, WordPress and more.
Tired of squinting at the screen when you see a picture? Sure, with most thumbnails you could click them to go see the picture at a better resolution. What if though, I could save you that step? Thumbnail Zoom Plus is a Firefox plug-in which shows a full-size image popup when you hover over a thumbnail or image link.
I use Facebook a lot, both for work and for play – so if there is anything I can do to make my Facebook browsing experience better, I am all for it. That is where SocialFixer comes into play. This is a fantastic extension for Firefox that fixes tons of annoyances with Facebook. You have full control over which ones you use and which ones you do not, so let me dive a little deeper into some of the tweaks you can make.
Need an update utility that will allow you to update your status for multiple networks at once? FireStatus does a good job at that. It is a nice looking Firefox add-on that lets you update Facebook, Twitter, FriendFeed, Delicious and Identi.ca all at once. That can save you a lot of time.
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