How to Enable Facebook Integration in Firefox

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The latest version of Firefox adds support for native Facebook integration, however the setting to enable it is hidden in about:config. Here’s how to enable it.

How to Enable Facebook Integration in Firefox

Open Firefox and head over to about: config.

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You will be given a sarcastic warning about voiding your warranty, just click on the I’ll be careful button to continue.

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Now type social into the search box, you should see a setting called social.enabled which will initially have a value of false. Double click on it to set the value to true.

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As soon as you do that you should see a Facebook bar appear on the right hand side of the Firefox Window, click on the Log In button.

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This will redirect you to the Facebook website where you can go ahead and login.

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Once logged in you will be able to see updates and notifications as well as who’s online directly from your browser, without having to visit the Facebook website.

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That’s all there is to it.

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