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Mozilla content - Tiles

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  1. AliceWyman 4808 posts
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    We should update (or remove?) the Tiles section (I added a "Needs change" entry).

    The About the New Tab page article was recently updated to remove references to Sponsored and Suggested Tiles. Related discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-tiles-new-tab/discuss/6463 Remove references to Sponsored and Suggested Tiles (bug 1237130)

    We should update (or remove?) the Tiles section (I added a "Needs change" entry). The [[About Tiles in New Tab]] article was [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-tiles-new-tab/history recently updated] to remove references to Sponsored and Suggested Tiles. Related discussion: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/about-tiles-new-tab/discuss/6463 Remove references to Sponsored and Suggested Tiles (bug 1237130)
  2. AliceWyman 4808 posts
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    P.S. Here's what https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/firefox/ currently says about Tiles, under Firefox automatically connects to us and our service providers to provide updates, security, Snippets, Firefox Health Report, and other features. Learn More. <snip> Tiles {: #tiles } Tiles are a feature of Firefox displayed on new tab pages. In order to provide the tiles feature, Firefox sends to Mozilla data relating to the tiles such as number of clicks, impressions, your IP address, locale information, and tile specific data (e.g., position and size of grid). In Firefox Beta, certain short-term Telemetry experiments (see above) for Tiles may collect information about commonly visited domains.

    P.S. Here's what https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/firefox/ currently says about Tiles, under ''Firefox automatically connects to us and our service providers to provide updates, security, Snippets, Firefox Health Report, and other features. Learn More.'' <snip> ''Tiles {: #tiles } Tiles are a feature of Firefox displayed on new tab pages. In order to provide the tiles feature, Firefox sends to Mozilla data relating to the tiles such as number of clicks, impressions, your IP address, locale information, and tile specific data (e.g., position and size of grid). In Firefox Beta, certain short-term Telemetry experiments (see above) for Tiles may collect information about commonly visited domains.''
  3. philipp 981 posts
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    yes, the connection to the tiles server is still happening, but those are only for mozilla tiles on a fresh new tab page, so we'll probably have to update the article about the nature of that tiles...

    yes, the connection to the tiles server is still happening, but those are only for mozilla tiles on a fresh new tab page, so we'll probably have to update the article about the nature of that tiles...