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Make Firefox Social: Four Social Media Add-Ons You'll Love

Social media addict or social media newbie? Either way, we’ve got four must-have Firefox extensions that will make using popular social media sites much easier and more seamless within the world’s most popular open source browser.

Hardcore social media addicts might jump ship for Flock, but if you want the most current Firefox features, it’s better to tack on extensiony goodness to Firefox. Here we’ll look at four of the best extensions I’ve found so far for social media within Firefox.


I won’t say Yoono is the best of the lot, but it’s the most full-featured. If you want an all-in-one, Swiss Army knife of social media goodness, the first stop on the extension train is the Yoono extension. It adds features for Twitter, Facebook, RSS readers, Google Talk, AIM, FriendFeed, Imeem, and others. One install and you’ve got a ton of social media fun at your fingertips.

I’ve tried Yoono with Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and Last.fm widgets. It’s very easy to use, though it’s a bit non-intuitive to find the “Add/Remove Widgets” feature (look for the arrow in the active widget…

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