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Rename this article to add "Telemetry"

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  1. AliceWyman 4804 posts
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    "Send performance data to Mozilla to help improve Firefox" is the current title of this article.

    I tried searching google for "Firefox Telemetry" and this article does NOT appear in the first few pages of search results I looked through. I think we should add "Telemetry" to the title.

    When Michael Verdi created this article three years ago, he wrote (in the "Getting this ready to publish" Discussion thread) :

    Laurence Mandel contacted me via email with a draft of an article about Telemetry. I took that and created this article. I didn't name it Telemetry because the feature isn't called that in the UI and that word isn't used anywhere except in our privacy policy.

    That's not true any longer. This feature is now called "Telemetry" in the UI (the Advanced panel article has a screenshot under Data Choices Tab). The Learn More link in the Telemetry section of the Data Choices tab goes to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/firefox/#telemetry which says, in part, Usage statistics or "Telemetry" is a feature in Firefox that sends Mozilla usage, performance, and responsiveness statistics about user interface features, memory and hardware configuration.

    So, I would suggest renaming the article to something like: Telemetry - Share usage data with Mozilla to help improve Firefox or Share telemetry data with Mozilla to help improve Firefox

    Does anyone have other suggestions?

    "Send performance data to Mozilla to help improve Firefox" is the current title of this article. I tried searching google for "Firefox Telemetry" and this article does NOT appear in the first few pages of search results I looked through. I think we should add "Telemetry" to the title. When Michael Verdi created this article three years ago, he wrote (in the "Getting this ready to publish" [/en-US/kb/send-performance-data-improve-firefox/discuss/ Discussion] thread) : <blockquote>Laurence Mandel contacted me via email with a draft of an article about Telemetry. I took that and created this article. I didn't name it Telemetry because the feature isn't called that in the UI and that word isn't used anywhere except in our privacy policy. </blockquote> That's not true any longer. This feature is now called "Telemetry" in the UI (the Advanced panel article has a [/kb/advanced-panel-accessibility-browsing-network-upda#w_data-choices-tab_2 screenshot] under Data Choices Tab). The Learn More link in the Telemetry section of the Data Choices tab goes to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/firefox/#telemetry which says, in part, ''Usage statistics or "Telemetry" is a feature in Firefox that sends Mozilla usage, performance, and responsiveness statistics about user interface features, memory and hardware configuration.'' So, I would suggest renaming the article to something like: '''Telemetry - Share usage data with Mozilla to help improve Firefox''' or '''Share telemetry data with Mozilla to help improve Firefox''' Does anyone have other suggestions?
  2. AliceWyman 4804 posts
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    P.S. Here are my google search results on Firefox telemetry

    https://www.google.com/search?q=Firefox+telemetry

    Yahoo also don't list this article in the search results pages I checked: https://search.yahoo.com/search?p=Firefox+telemetry

    P.S. Here are my google search results on '''Firefox telemetry''' https://www.google.com/search?q=Firefox+telemetry Yahoo also don't list this article in the search results pages I checked: https://search.yahoo.com/search?p=Firefox+telemetry
  3. Joni 310 posts
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    Yes, let's change the title.

    I like your second title suggestion, Alice. We can just make sure to include "usage data" in the search summary to give more context of what telemetry is.

    Yes, let's change the title. I like your second title suggestion, Alice. We can just make sure to include "usage data" in the search summary to give more context of what telemetry is.
  4. AliceWyman 4804 posts
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    Joni said

    Yes, let's change the title. I like your second title suggestion, Alice. We can just make sure to include "usage data" in the search summary to give more context of what telemetry is.

    Thanks. I renamed the article and made a minor edit to include "usage data" in the search summary.

    ''Joni [[#post-11585|said]]'' <blockquote> Yes, let's change the title. I like your second title suggestion, Alice. We can just make sure to include "usage data" in the search summary to give more context of what telemetry is. </blockquote> Thanks. I renamed the article and made a minor edit to include "usage data" in the search summary.