Mozilla Firefox Adding Setting to Disable Recommended Extensions

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In September we reported that Mozilla Firefox would be testing a new feature called Contextual Feature Recommender, or CFR, that recommends extensions related to sites that you are visiting. In Firefox 64, Mozilla will be adding a setting that allows you to block Firefox from making these types of recommendations.

When visiting sites such as Reddit, YouTube, Amazon, and Facebook, Firefox will display a recommended extension like the one below for Reddit.

Recommended Extension for Reddit

If you click the Add Now button, the extension will be installed. If you click the Not Now button, the door hanger will close, but a little extension symbol will be shown to indicate that you can install it in the future.

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