As always, there are a ton of new, popular Chrome extensions out there dominating the market. Some are incredibly helpful and keep your web browsing as safe and fast as possible, while others are simply built for you to have more fun on the Internet. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a Chrome extension that takes care of it.
Here are five of the most popular Chrome extensions heading into 2014:
Play Random Episode
Looking to start a new show on Netflix but don’t want to just begin with the first episode? Love a show so much that you’ve seen every episode a million times and can’t pick just one? With the Play Random Episode Chrome extension, you will be shuffled to a completely random episode of a show with just one click of the button. We all love Netflix, but simply deciding which show to watch is more than enough work. Play Random Episode gets you to the finish line.
Facebook Chat Pro
Facebook’s chat feature is great for keeping up with friends and family, making this an especially popular Chrome extension for 2014. Once installed, you will receive Facebook Chat notifications directly in your desktop, with other features that include the photos your friends send and the ability to hide from your friends that you’ve read the message or are responding to it.
It’s never been more important to stay safe and secure while browsing the Internet. With the Spotflux Lite Chrome extension, your web browsing is encrypted via SSL and your IP address is hidden. It also has built-in anti-malware, anti-phishing protection and SPDY content acceleration to keep your browsing both secure and speedy.
Google Chrome to Phone Extension
Android users have to be in love with Google, since it creates popular Chrome extensions that allow seamless interaction between those devices and the Internet. With the Google Chrome to Phone extension, users can easily push links, maps, selected text and phone numbers directly to their own Android device. It’s perfect for on-the-go users and people saving something for later.
There’s a good chance you’re familiar with the emoji craze, a fun way to communicate using a wide variety of different symbols. And now, thanks to this popular extension, you can now see emoji symbols inside Google Chrome. Instead of seeing annoying little white boxes and feeling left out of the party, you can now view all of your favorite emojis for endless entertainment. If you’ve never been exposed to the addictive glory that is the almighty Emoji, then prepare to be blown away.