Why can’t I stay logged into MakeUseOf in my browser?

March 20, 2014
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What could possibly cause my browser to log me out of my MakeUseOf account all the time? I have been unable to earn points for months by now. Whenever the page refreshes or I open an article, I am no longer logged in. Even if I’m logged in, my Facebook like is unable to award me points.

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  1. Oron J
    March 20, 2014 at 9:10 pm

    This is often related to third party cookies (the logon is not done by the MakeUseOf servers themselves but by a different service). For Firefox, see instruction on how to control those at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/disable-third-party-cookies?esab=a&s=third+party+cookies&r=0&as=s .

  2. Howard B
    March 20, 2014 at 8:45 pm

    It's likely you've blocked the cookie that keeps you logged in to MakeUseOf, or have an add-on that deletes the cookie between sessions or page refreshes.