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Is it possible to add a Facebook application but deny it one or some of the permissions it asks for, such as posting on your wall/timeline?

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Yes, it is possible but not via Facebook UI.

You can use one of these Google Chrome extensions

Note that blocking some of the application permissions may result in the application losing some of its main functionality.

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Actually, you can do it via Facebook UI. – dnbrv Jan 18 '12 at 15:38
For some settings, not all. Some show as Required @dnbrv – phwd Jan 18 '12 at 15:44
If an app requires posting permissions, run away from it. – dnbrv Jan 18 '12 at 15:45

You can do it via Facebook's regular UI. Simply go to App Privacy Settings and click Edit next to the app, from which you want to take away posting permissions. Then click Remove next to the permission you want to revoke. You can also change privacy setting for the posts there.

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