Mozilla isn’t really much different when it comes to earning revenue and now, the company is placing ads in the Firefox browser URL box…
Mozilla might be quite appealing to people seeking an alternative to Google Chrome. And, to those who are a bit more concerned about online activity privacy. But, like its competitors, the corporation relies on paid advertisements to provide a form of revenue. Although this certainly is nowhere near on par with Big G, it’s still necessary. So, the company is now showing ads in the Firefox URL field of its browser.
Ads Now Appear in Mozilla’s Firefox Browser URL Bar
That’s right, it’s displaying paid ads in the URL bar, something it says serves as a way to fund the development and optimization of the product. It first appeared in build 92, back in September. But, those ads aren’t showing up everywhere. Currently, they are only running in the United States and only when contextual suggestions are enabled. The company provided further details on Firefox Suggest in a support document, explaining:
“Beginning in Firefox version 92, you will also receive new, relevant suggestions from our trusted partners based on what you’re searching for. No new types of data are collected, stored, or shared to make these new recommendations.”