New Tab by Yahoo

New Tab by Yahoo

This Add-on brings a fresh look to your new tab page, powered by Yahoo. It also provides default Yahoo experience for search and homepage.

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What is New Tab by Yahoo?

'New Tab by Yahoo' is a Firefox extension that turns your new tab page into an immersive experience by showcasing beautiful images, providing a search box for swift internet navigation, and displaying your frequently visited sites for easy access. This add-on also integrates the dependable Yahoo experience as your default for both homepage and search.

Stats date:
By: Yahoo!
Users: 887 ▲ 5
Rating: 3.83 (12)
Version: 2.2.0 (Last updated: 2020-05-14)
Creation date: 2015-05-22
Weekly download count: 5
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
Overrides search engine: Yes
  • topSites
  • bookmarks
  • *://*
  • storage
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • cookies
Size: 1.32M
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

This extension provides the following functionality -

  1. It provides beautiful images on your newtab page.
  2. The newtab page also has a search box and frequently visited sites for easy access.
  3. It also provides default Yahoo experience for search and homepage.
User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
    • Not available in Spanish
    • Forces download of Yahoo safe search
    • Computer restarts slowly and desktop icons moved after installation
    • Potentially shares personal information with China
    • Unwanted automatic installation
    • Search results do not match and look suspicious
    Most mentioned
    • Yahoo safe search
    • Mighty Text
    • Gan Jing service
    • Automatic installation
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    Risk impact

    New Tab by Yahoo is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install New Tab by Yahoo if you trust the publisher.

    Risk likelihood

    New Tab by Yahoo has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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