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Do I need facebook container with strict protection?

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The strict protection mode in Firefox has been really great for me so far. My understanding is that it creates a separate "cookie jar" for each website. Knowing this, I was wondering if Facebook container is still needed to stop Facebook tracking. I never visit the Facebook website and I don't have a Facebook account. I also use Ublock and Privacy badger, if that makes a difference.

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To the best of my understanding, from Firefox 86 onward, Facebook Container add-on is unnecessary when you have Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) turned on to Strict Mode as it offers Total Cookie Protection. ETP Strict Mode effectively does what the Facebook Container is supposed to do which is to give Facebook its own isolated "cookie jar".

This does limit the amount of Facebook tracking but they could use other ways to track you such as through 3rd party integration.

Hope this helps!

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To the best of my understanding, from Firefox 86 onward, Facebook Container add-on is unnecessary when you have Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) turned on to Strict Mode as it offers Total Cookie Protection. ETP Strict Mode effectively does what the Facebook Container is supposed to do which is to give Facebook its own isolated "cookie jar".

This does limit the amount of Facebook tracking but they could use other ways to track you such as through 3rd party integration.

Hope this helps!

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