What you need to know
- Firefox on Mac just got even better.
- A new privacy feature means its Total Cookie Protection is now available by default.
- It will vastly reduce the tracking of users across websites for services like advertising.
Firefox on Mac and Windows now offers Total Cookie Protection to users by default.
The company announced on Tuesday:
Total Cookie Protection creates separate "cookie jars" for each individual website, keeping cookies stored separately rather than letting them link up your behavior on multiple websites:
It means Firefox its a great browser alternative for people on Apple's best MacBooks and desktop Macs who maybe don't want to limit themselves to Safari.
Apple continues to add its own privacy features to Safari on macOS Ventura, recently unveiling new features for its SKAdNetwork API that can help improve the tracking of the performance of ads while not compromising user privacy.
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9