Firefox 81.0.2 Released to Fix Twitter Issues

Loading Twitter on Firefox had been leading to a blank or error page for users.

Firefox 81.0.2 Released to Fix Twitter Issues

Calling the Twitter error a ‘known temporary issue,’ Mozilla said that it was fixed in the latest release

  • Mozilla released Firefox version 81.0.2
  • This update fixes the issue of Twitter not loading
  • The latest Firefox version has been rolled out to release channel users

Mozilla has released Firefox version 81.0.2 for various platforms. This release fixes an incompatibility issue with Twitter that led to the micro-blogging site not loading for several Firefox users. Loading Twitter on Firefox let to a blank or error page for users. Calling this a ‘known temporary issue,' Mozilla said that it has been fixed in the latest release (version 81.0.2) and that users should update in order to fix it. The update has reportedly rolled out to the stable channel for Android, Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Firefox version 81.0.2 has been first offered to release channel users. As per Mozilla's release notes, it has fixed an incompatibility issue with Twitter that was manifesting itself with the intermittent display of a network protocol violation error page.

A lot of users opening Twitter on Firefox would see the following message: “The site at twitter experienced a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired" error. "The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because an error in the data transmission was detected. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.”

Several users had raised the issue with Firefox, some of them ironically on Twitter. Mozilla had offered a temporary workaround for the issue, and is suggesting that users should try it if they are unable to update to version 81.0.2 that fixes the issue.

How to update Firefox on desktop

You can update to Firefox's latest version by clicking on the menu, then Help, and select About Firefox. In this window, Firefox will check for updates and download them automatically. Restart Firefox then, to update the browser.

Mi TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick Lite vs Mi Box 4K vs Fire TV Stick 4K: Which is the best budget streaming device for TVs in India? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.

Affiliate links may be automatically generated - see our ethics statement for details.

For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and Google News. For the latest videos on gadgets and tech, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Oppo F17 Pro Diwali Edition Set to Launch in India on October 19
Share on Facebook Tweet Snapchat Share Reddit Comment google-newsGoogle News


Follow Us


© Copyright Red Pixels Ventures Limited 2022. All rights reserved.