I want to block app and game invitations once and for all in Facebook. How can I do it so they cannot disturb me anymore?


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You can block app invites from specific friends by clicking on the gear menu in the upper right corner and then Settings, Blocking, and entering names under Block app invites. You can block specific apps from this same page under Block apps. If you do not use any Facebook apps or games and want to block them all from seeing any of your information or sending you invites, you can turn off Facebook Platform completely by going to Settings, Apps, Apps you use ... Edit, and then clicking Turn Off Platform.

  • I completely forgot about the Turn off all apps option. Commented Apr 3, 2012 at 21:30
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    It's worth noting that many services (such as Spotify) make it impossible (or at least difficult) to use them without attaching a Facebook app to your account, so you'd be essentially opting out of these services as well. Just a heads-up.
    – KOVIKO
    Commented Apr 17, 2012 at 17:58
  • Doesn't work on current versions of Facebook :(
    – mgalgs
    Commented Feb 21, 2014 at 20:11
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    @mgalgs: Thanks; I've updated it for the current version.
    – mark4o
    Commented Feb 22, 2014 at 0:38

You cannot block all Facebook game invitations.

You can:

  1. Block game invites to a specific game
  2. Block game invites from a specific friend.

Some background: Facebook derives a significant portion of their revenue from applications on the platform, especially those that are games. By allowing people to completely opt-out of games at all they'd be shooting themselves in the bottom-line.

In summary, the reason that you cannot opt-out from all games is that Facebook doesn't have a feature that allows you to do so since that feature could easily kill a good portion of their revenue.

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