You Can Send Facebook Messages Directly Through The Mozilla Firefox 17

Posted on Nov 20 2012 - 8:34pm by Editorial Staff

With yesterday’s Mozilla (not official) Firefox 17 launch (through FTP), the company today unveiled the latest version officially and what interesting it brings that now you can send Facebook messages directly from the browser through the new social API.  The update will integrate social features into the browser. On having the words with TNW, Mozilla Spokesperson said that social services through the browser will be compelling” and “makes it easier to use the Web the way you want.” Here’s the official changelog:

  • NEW: Click-to-play blocklisting implemented to prevent vulnerable plugin versions from running without the user’s permission.
  • CHANGED: Updated Awesome Bar experience with larger icons.
  • CHANGED: Mac OS X 10.5 is no longer supported.
  • DEVELOPER: JavaScript Maps and Sets are now iterable.
  • DEVELOPER: SVG FillPaint and StrokePaint implemented.
  • DEVELOPER: Improvements that make the Web Console, Debugger and Developer Toolbar faster and easier to use.
  • DEVELOPER: New Markup panel in the Page Inspector allows easy editing of the DOM.
  • HTML5: Sandbox attribute for iframes implemented, enabling increased security.
  • FIXED: Over twenty performance improvements, including fixes around the New Tab page.
  • FIXED: Pointer lock doesn’t work in web apps (769150).
  • FIXED: Page scrolling on sites with fixed headers (780345).
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