Firefox Ditches Yahoo for Google as Default Search Provider

Firefox Ditches Yahoo for Google as Default Search Provider

Google is once again the default search provider in Mozilla’s Firefox web browser, marking the end of a three-year partnership with Yahoo.

Mozilla released Firefox Quantum this week, which is being touted as the company’s fastest browser yet.

Perhaps Google’s speed, couple with the prevalence of accelerated mobile pages within the search engine, is what swayed Mozilla to switch back to Google.

From a branding and user experience perspective, if speed is the browser’s main selling point then it makes sense to have Google as the default search provider. Google had always been Firefox’s default search engine before Mozilla’s brief partnership with…

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