Shields Block Share Buttons


I’m not sure if this is a bug or if it’s intended behavior. I’m assuming it’s not intended behavior because it’s not what I would want as an end user. I discovered when browsing my own website that the browser blocks my share buttons when the shields are up. My guess would be this means it’s also blocking share buttons on thousands of other sites – and users don’t know they’re not seeing them because they don’t know they should be. The following is one example of a blog post that should be displaying share buttons (above and below the post as well as floating at the left) but doesn’t unless I turn the shields off.

Did the issue present with default Shields settings? (yes/no)
yes

Does the site function as expected when Shields are turned off?
yes

Is there a specific Shields configuration that causes the site to break? If so, tell us that configuration. (yes/no):
I’m unsure. I’m pretty new to Brave, so I don’t know how to do anything other than turn them off.

Does the site work as expected when using Chrome?
yes

Brave version (check About Brave):
1.24.85 Chromium: 90.0.4430.212 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Thanks for the report, I’ve rolled out a fix (give it 24-48hrs)

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