Mozilla adding multi-account containers to VPN offering

Mozilla announced on Tuesday that it is adding Multi-Account Containers, one of the most popular add-ons in Firefox, to the Android and iOS version of the company’s VPN service. 

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Mozilla VPN 2.7’s addition of multi-account containers will allow users to separate personal and work profiles as well as others for shopping, banking and more. The tool in Firefox allowed people to separate each profile into color-coded tabs and custom labels.

“Combined with Mozilla’s VPN, it adds an extra layer of protection to their compartmentalized browsing activity, and additional safeguarding of their location information, as well,” a Mozilla spokesperson said. 

“Bringing the multi-hop feature, a popular component of Mozilla VPN’s desktop offering, to the mobile version will let Android and iOS users use two VPN servers instead of one, giving them and their browsing a little extra privacy.”

According to Mozilla, multi-account containers were initially rolled out in 2017, and it quickly became a favorite of users. 

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“Instead of opening a new window or different browser to check your work email, you could easily separate that activity in a container tab. We created tab-specific containers like personal, work, shopping, banking and social media and added options so you

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