If anyone is still holding out, Firefox is really good these days and has a lot of amazing privacy features built-in
A switch has silently been flipped in millions of instances of Google Chrome: those browsers will begin sorting their users into groups based on behavior, then sharing group labels with third-party trackers and advertisers around the web. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/go…
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8:33 PM Β· Apr 5, 2021

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I'm quite impressed with how well the web works these days with Firefox's HTTPS Only Mode enabled. Like, I don't even noticed it, everything just works
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The built-in content blocking also works really well. Even if you set it to Strict, it rarely disrupts anything
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While you're at it, it might be worth switching to @DuckDuckGo as your default search engine. I've been using it for a few years and I honestly very rarely fallback to searching Google anymore
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Thanks for the recommendation. I gave up FF for Chrome awhile back, bec FF was a memory hog. I'll take another look. Been thinking about Opera again, as well.
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Firefox is way better than it used to be. There was a good while when Chrome was clearly winning, but I think Firefox has since caught back up again, and also isn't a privacy nightmare
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Replying to @micahflee
Thoughts on @brave as well? I have Firefox and Brave only and have @DuckDuckGo default and hardly ever like 1% or less have to go to Google.
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Any thoughts on Brave?
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Also good, been using it at work instead of chrome recently. Similar privacy protections to Firefox built in. More likely to break things than ff version though. I'd turn off the crypto/bitcoin stuff unless you're using it.
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Replying to @micahflee
What about using Chrome separately from Firefox just for Google cloud apps like Gmail, calendar, sheets etc? Or would a secondary non-Chrome browser for that be a better option privacy wise?
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Replying to @micahflee
I keep trying Firefox but so many things just are weird about it. Have any guides on how to set everything up so it's a more Chrome-like experience?
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