Data collection

There are different APIs and formats to collect data in Firefox, all suiting different use cases.

In general, we aim to submit data in a common format where possible. This has several advantages; from common code and tooling to sharing analysis know-how.

In cases where this isn’t possible and more flexibility is needed, we can submit custom pings or consider adding different data formats to existing pings.

Note: Every new data collection must go through a data collection review.

The current data collection possibilities include:

Browser Usage Telemetry

For more information, see Browser Usage Telemetry.

Version History

  • Firefox 61: Stopped reporting Telemetry Log items (bug 1443614).