Firefox adds chat functionality to Firefox Hello ‘to




The update to version 41 of Mozilla’s Firefox browser for desktops extends the Firefox Hello’ function off with IM functionality. With Hello can directly through any modern browser, without additional plug-ins, with others possible to chat through audio, video and now with text.

Firefox developed chat in collaboration with the Spanish telephone company Telefonica. The telephone company was also one of the first who offered phones with Firefox OS. The Hello function already sat for a while in the browser, but now also supports instant messaging. In addition to these most striking new feature is now possible to add a photo to a Firefox account. If a user is logged in with Firefox account, the Hello feature provides the ability to create a contact list. In addition, the browser can now also display fav-icons in SVG format and is perfect forward secrecy now a requirement for the use of WebRTC content.

The mobile version of the browser for Android has also been overhauled, including the system to use different search engines, and there are improvements to the system to store bookmarks. All changes can be found in the changelog at the site of Mozilla.


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