Firefox loses the favicon

Posted by on May 1, 2012 in On the interwebs | No Comments

This is interesting.  Browsers are slowly ditching ‘favicons’ (the little logos that appear in the URL address bar of your web browser), and Firefox is the latest to do so.  The reason is that it is very easy to create a favicon in the form of a padlock – giving your dodgy e-commerce site fake legitimacy.  I’d never thought of that.

Here’s the link to the post from a software engineer at Mozilla. (via)

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