Firefox 64.0 shows a Booking.com ad

January 2, 2019
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FireForx's snippet area of its browser is meant to hold information and tips about the services Mozilla offers. Now, that portion is starting to showcase ads, Booking.com's ads being part of this new change.

According to a Reddit user, Firefox version 64.0 is delivering the ad via the snippet section for booking hotel accommodations, with a free $20 Amazon gift card on offer to boot. The ad states:

“Ready to schedule that next family reunion? Here’s a thank you from Firefox. Book your next Hotel stay on Booking.com today and get a free $20 Amazon gift card. Happy holidays from Firefox. (Restrictions Apply)."

In the settings menu of Firefox, the snippet is described as a tool to provide "updates from Mozilla and Firefox," so the sighting of the hotel ad is a bit of a mystery. 

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