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Fool the advertisers using "Track THIS" by Mozilla

You might have noticed that ads are always following you as you surf the internet well that's because they are actually tracking you. The third-party cookies are following you everywhere you go and showing you the ads based on what you just have viewed or spent time with. Well this makes us pretty much concerned about our privacy.

What are Cookies?

Basically, it is a small text file (up to 4KB) created by a website that is stored in the user's computer either temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for the website to recognize you and keep track of your preferences.


Mozilla recently announced enhanced tracking protection would be the default in its flagship Firefox browser. That's because everything you do on the internet is being tracked by Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter and pretty much any other service or website that wants to serve you ads. Today Firefox is launching Track THIS (with emphasis) to demonstrate how that tracking works based on your browser behavior.


So, basically what Track THIS does is it opens 100 tabs from the category( HYPEBEAST, FILTHY RICH, DOOMSDAY, INFLUENCER ) of your choice to make the advertisers believe in something which you are not and they show you the ads according to those tabs which were opened. This is just a temporary distraction for the advertisers so you can surf the web without being tracked.


If you are using an AD BLOCKER then this is not for you. It is for those who have never been an user of any third party AD BLOCKER.


Mozilla did this to reveal the real face of these third parties and how they track and collect your data and risk your privacy over the internet. Well, its time to move on to Firefox for safer internet browsing as their enhanced tracking protection restricts the trackers dead in their tracks.


Although, we can always use VPN to avoid these trackers and can the web safely or view your favorite content without being worrying about being tracked.