I love it when they quote me! 😉 Check out this fine article on browser add-ons that quotes you know who. Kelli Grant, the journalist who wrote this article, and I have talked a number of times over the past few years on a variety of technology topics. I always know it is her when I see that New York area code on my phone!
And if you don’t read the entire article, make sure you at least take away these points – 1) browser add-ons can slow down your web experience, and 2) make sure you know who is collecting your information, how much they are collection it, and what their privacy policies are. Sometimes installing an add-on is the same as inviting a vampire over the threshold.