Mozilla acquires Pocket, the most used bookmarking service

Mozilla, the company that’s behind the development of the popular browser Firefox, announced that it acquired the Read It Later, the company that created Pocket. For those not familiar with the matter, Pocket is one of the most used services for bookmarking. To put it simply, it allows you to save articles, videos, pages, and so on for future reading or reference. Once saved to Pocket, any content will then be accessible from any device: your smartphone, tablet or PC, both online and offline. Pocket is available for all platforms, both desktop and mobile.

Why is Mozilla interested in such a service? According to the statement, Pocket will help to grow its presence in the mobile platforms, as well as offering more advanced tools to enjoy quality web content.

Pocket features will be added to Firefox, making navigation more pleasant for those who is looking for something to read later: you can save them, categorize them and even share them. Mozilla plan is more articulated: Pocket will also be part of a non-profit project that aims to make the Internet clean and accessible to all.

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