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social blocking filter list needs to be disabled

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When I go to any website like NYTimes, etc, and want to share the article I have just read, there is no social icon for twitter or facebook. Used to have it but it has disappeared. What do I do to get my share icons back?

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Reinstall your Video Card Drivers as the Drivers are full of errors.

Turn off Adblock Plus

Do not go to the sites in Privacy Mode.

Use the 3 Dot Menu in the Address Bar to Email the Link

Use a Extension for Twitter : https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/search/?platform=windows&q=twitter

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Check your AdBlock Plus subscriptions for one called Fanboy's Social Blocking List or something similar.

https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/fanboy-social.txt

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Note that a lot of content from social sites is blocked when Tracking Protection is active.

Firefox shows the shield icon at the left end of the location/address bar in case content is blocked by Tracking Protection.

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In addition to the above :

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/addtoany-share/

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/share-backported/

To have social media buttons on AdBlock Plus blocked, you would have had to click the 'Disable Social Media Buttons':

https://adblockplus.org/features