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Mouse over the update and you should see a Hide button. Click it, and you should be given a choice between hiding your friend or hiding Mafia Wars. Click "Hide Mafia Wars".


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When you block a user on Twitter they do not get notified that you have blocked them. By blocking a user on twitter means that they are not: able to follow you able to add to any lists able to see your profile picture on their profile page or in their timeline Any @replies or mentions that they send will not appear in your mentions tab. (These may ...


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According the Google chat help, no: Blocking someone from within the Chat list or a Chat mole does not also block the person in Google+. So, although they won't be able to chat with you, they'll still be in your Circles and be able to see your content. However, if you block the person in Google+, in addition to being removed from your circles and ...


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You can open the game at http://apps.facebook.com/inthemafia/. Find the "Block Application" link and follow the instructions. Further updates from Mafia Wars will not be seen on your account. If you're interested in just blocking a particular user's updates, you can block the person by visiting their profile and doing the same thing on that page, however you ...


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If you post to "Friends" or more (including "Friends of Friends" or "Public"), then the friends of the people that are tagged will also be able to see, like, and comment on your post. When I tag someone in a photo or post, who can see it? When you tag someone, it may be visible to: The audience you selected for your post. Friends of the ...


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Can I "like" a TV show on Facebook but not see news from it in my News Feed? Yes, you can. Click on the x to the right of any such news item in your feed (it appears when you hover over that item), and choose "Hide [page name]". This way you retain the "like" status (i.e. continue to be a fan, as it used to be called), but you won't get any more ...


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Facebook apps no longer have profile pages, although the developer has the option of creating a page linked to the app. Since that is the page containing the option to block the app and it is now optional, there may not be a way to block the app from the Facebook interface any more for these apps. That does seem like an issue for Facebook to address. ...


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Once you are blocked on Facebook you are blocked from seeing that person's profile and anything about that person while you are logged into the account that is blocked. However, if you create a second account or have a second account to log into then you can see that person's profile with the second account that is not blocked. As far as the full profile ...


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Some posts from friends have the option of hiding posts from the source. On your Newsfeed, below the "(friend) liked this" line, hover over the page area's dropdown box and click "Hide all from (source)":


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This does a lot more, but you should try using the greasemonkey script "FB Purity" - it cleans out all of the fluff. Runs in FireFox, Chrome, Safari and IE. In case your friends get into "Parking Wars" or Farmville, etc.


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Built in Solution: To disable the Facebook apps platform, log in to your Facebook account, select Privacy Settings under Account and then click “Edit your settings” under the Applications and Websites section. Here you’ll see an option to turn off all the platform applications with a single click Source


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Blocking a user automatically unfriends them as well. If John Smith was to unblock John Doe, he would need to re-request a friend connection with John Doe. From Facebook's help page for Blocking People (emphasis mine). What is blocking? What happens when I block someone? You can block someone to unfriend them and prevent them from starting ...


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There is a greasemonkey script for blocking all pending invitations you currently have but there is obviously no way to block all applications in facebook with one click - this would pretty much destroy the whole business model of facebook. It shouldn't be too stressful to block the apps as they come - I did this for one week and now it happens VERY VERY ...


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Go to Account Settings. Choose the Apps tab.


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No, you can't. You need access to the server administration tools (like .htaccess ) to flawlessly block IPs from a certain country. The closest thing that can be done with JavaScript is to get the browser language preference and redirect browsers with Russian as their preferred language to another URL. However, this would block all people who are not in ...


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I have a Facebook note describing how to do this. I'll repeat it here: Go to Privacy settings and select "Manage blocking" at the bottom of the page (under Blocked People and Apps). On the next page, under "Block apps" you'll see a text-box where you can type in the names of apps to search for and block. Note: this does not work on the mobile version ...


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In AdBlock Plus or a similar browser extension that can use ABP filters, simply add a Facebook Annoyances blocking list at facebook.adblockplus.me to ABP. Its 'Block news feed annoyances' list blocks "Page X is posting about Page Y" content in your news feed. I recommend the 'Block all Facebook annoyances' list which blocks that and more Facebook ...


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There is absolutely no straight-forward or proper way of doing this. You Can block People, Games and Apps but not Pages. All you can do is unsubscribe the friend who posts such contents, or subscribe to only "Important Updates" from the particular friend: You can try clicking on either "Hide Story" or "Report Story or Spam" to give hints to Facebook ...


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If you're using Chrome, there is a Chrome extension that does this. It is called Personal Blocklist, it's developed by Google, and it is available from the Chrome Web store. As this is a browser extension, your blocked sites settings are not available to other browsers. If you use multiple computers, you could sync your Google Chrome profile, and your list ...


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I haven't found any extension like what you're describing either. A workaround could be to use Adblock Plus or another similar tool and block the specified elements on the sites. You have to do it on every site but I guess you'll eventually have saved time on it.


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If you use GreaseMonkey, you can hide the Hot Network Questions. CleanTube would work for YouTube. I agree with Punchlinern's sentiment, that instead of trying to find one add-on that will work across sites, you are looking at a bunch of workarounds rather than a tool that is smart enough to recognize what's central to a page vs. a distraction. Keep ...


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In gmail chat, as I'm sure you know, you can block or unblock anyone by typing their names into the chat box, hovering over and selecting or deselecting Block PersonX. However, this requires that you know who it is you're trying to unblock. The best solution I've found for viewing a list of who you have blocked is this workaround wherein you install and run ...


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Ok, so I got REALLY bored and here you go. Tested and working and hopefully REALLY easy to understand instructions: <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.9.0.min.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> //**********************************************************************// //Blueline Apps tumblr EASY Infinite scroll. ...


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Dropbox does do block-level sync, according to this answer to a ServerFault question. The blocks in question are 4MB, apparently. Whether your idea of a loopback filesystem / disk image to dump all the 20K files into a single file for dropbox syncing would speed up dropbox sync would depend on the speed of your internet connection - you would be trading ...


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An easy way to hide page updates, where your friend has commented on a page, or liked a post on a page, that you dont want to see, is to use a newsfeed filtering browser extension, such as FB Purity. It lets you type in keywords or phrases, that you dont want to see in your newsfeed and then it filters them out. In this case, you would just need to put the ...


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If its not a direct status update or share from a friend, but the result of a friend posting a comment directly to the page itself, then you can block it from your news feed. Hover over the name of the Page when it appears in your Newsfeed (it will be in bold type). A down arrow will appear. Click on it and select "Hide". You will then be given the ...


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You can control who you share with when posting each item separately. This is done through a dropdown list, as in this image: Alternatively, if you want to change the default setting of who you share with, you can do so from your Privacy Settings screen. It is accessed from the top right corner, near your profile name. Selecting Friends in any of the ...


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Yes, it means your message was blocked. As an experiment you could send again, it you do not receive the same message, it means the first set was a technical error with Facebook. As Alex mentioned, sometimes there can be bounces.


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The newer versions of AdBlock Plus come with a default whitelist of preapproved sites, than you have to turn off if you want to block all ads - this even led to people forking the extension for 'betraying' users etc. From what I read, the sites have to apply for whitelisting - if your favorite sites don't do that, I'm not sure if there are other subs that ...


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This is impossible. I have my own domain and I can create millions of disposable email addresses. Many people have, or could have, their own domain.



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