Chat and Check Notifications without Opening Facebook in Firefox 17
Here is a some good news for Facebook addicts
The latest update of Mozilla Firefox brings some notable changes. Firefox 17 comes with a Social [abbr title=”Application Programming Interface”]API[/abbr], that allows you to integrate Facebook in your browser sidebar. So you don’t need to open Facebook just for checking notifications and you will be able to see your Friend Requests, Ticker, Messages and chat with your friends, no matter which webpage you’re currently looking at.
By default this feature is disabled you have to enable it manually. Here is how you turn it on:
How to Enable Facebook Messenger on Firefox.
1. Make sure you are running Firefox 17, to check which Firefox version goto Help→About Firefox. If you’re not using the latest version update it.
2. Go to https://www.facebook.com/about/messenger-for-firefox/. Click the “Turn On” button (You will have to login to your Facebook account).
That’s all, now you can see Facebook button on your top right and you check Notifications, Message Inbox and Friend Request on the Firefox Toolbar.
To remove, simply click the “Facebook” icon and select “Remove from Firefox”.
Download Firefox 17.
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