Specific websites are still displayed in the "Top Sites" after they are dismissed from the context menu

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Firefox
Activity Streams: Newtab
P3
normal
2 months ago
a month ago

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(Reporter: cmarius, Unassigned)

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(Blocks: 1 bug)

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Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox57 wontfix, firefox58 affected)

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(Reporter)

Description

2 months ago
Created attachment 8904939 [details]
top sites.gif

Notes:
- The issue is reproducible on the following websites:
		- https://9gag.com/
		- https://wordpress.com/
		- on https://www.facebook.com/ the issue is intermittent.
There may be more websites like this, but I have not found them yet.

Affected versions:
- Firefox: 57.0a1, Build ID: 20170905100117

Affected Platforms:
- All Windows
- All Mac
- All Linux

Prerequisites:
- browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.enabled is set to true in about:config on a clean new profile.

Steps to reproduce:
1. Open the browser with the profile from prerequisites.
2. Navigate to https://9gag.com/ and open a new tab.
3. Close the previous tab and navigate again to https://9gag.com/
4. Repeat step 3 at least 2 more times.
5. Restart the browser.
6. Dismiss the "9Gag" Top Site.
7. Observe the "Top sites" area.

Expected result:
- Only the default top sites are displayed.

Actual result:
- The previously dismissed top site is still displayed.

Additional Notes:
- Attached a screen recording of the issue
(Reporter)

Updated

2 months ago
status-firefox57: affected → wontfix
status-firefox58: --- → affected
Priority: -- → P3
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