Bing New Tab extension - shortcuts to frequently visited sites are hidden

Description of the issue
The Bing New Tab extension for Chrome ( replaces the standard chrome://newtab behavior with a custom Bing search box, a daily background photo, a carousel of current news items, and eight shortcut links to frequently visited sites, consisting of the sites’ favicons and page titles. Until recently, the extension worked fine in Brave, but as of recently, the shortcut links to frequently visited sites are now invisible and unclickable. (They do exist in the HTML upon examination, but aren’t rendered or are somehow hidden.) The extension still works in Chrome, so it seems plausible that a recent change in Brave broke this (possibly signifying a larger issue?).

In Chrome:

In Brave:

Exact URL of the website in question
chrome://newtab with Bing New Tab extension installed (

Did the issue present with default Shields settings? [Default states are: Block: Ads/Trackers, 3rd Party Cookies, 3rd Party Fingerprinting Allow: Encrypt Connections enabled (HTTPS), Scripts] (yes/no)
It’s not possible to toggle shields on the chrome://newtab page

Does the site function as expected when Shields are turned off? (yes/no)
n/a: see previous answer

Is there a specific Shields configuration that causes the site to break? If so, tell us that configuration. (yes/no)
n/a: see previous answer

Does the site function as expected when using Chrome? (yes/no)

What Operating System and Brave version/Build are you using when you encounter the issue?(See the About Brave page in the main menu)
Windows 10 Enterprise
Brave Version 0.67.123 Chromium: 76.0.3809.87 (Official Build) (64-bit)

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