The Mozilla Blog

Dispatches from the Internet frontier.

Mozilla Funds Top Research Projects

We are very happy to announce the results of the 2018H1 Mozilla Research Grants. This was an extremely competitive process, with over 115 applicants. We selected a total of eight … Read more

An Invisible Tax on the Web: Video Codecs

Here’s a surprising fact: It costs money to watch video online, even on free sites like YouTube. That’s because roughly 80% of video files rely on a patented video codec to compress and transmit media quickly over the internet. Read more

New Firefox Releases Now Available

Even though summer is here in the northern hemisphere, we’re not taking any breaks. Firefox continues our focus on making a browser that is smarter and faster than any other, … Read more

WITHIN and WebVR

WITHIN creates distribution platform using WebVR

Virtual Reality (VR) pioneers at WITHIN have launched one of the first VR distribution platforms. Now anyone can enjoy gorgeous VR on their PC, headset, or mobile device, thanks to the WebVR API, created by Mozilla engineers. Read more

Our past work with Facebook

Over the last three months, Mozilla has been a vocal critic of Facebook’s practices with respect to its lack of user transparency. Throughout this time we’ve engaged with Facebook directly … Read more