F.B. Purity v15.0.1 – New options: Hide Fundraisers Section & Today’s Games & Lots of bug fixes

F.B. Purity v15.0.1 has been released

Added FB Purity to my browser and all the annoying crap on Facebook is gone!

Added the safe, free and top rated FB Purity to my browser and all the annoying crap on Facebook is gone!

F.B. Purity v15.0.1 Changes Summary:

  • Fixed the FBP link not showing in the top nav bar for some people
  • Fixed the “Hide Post” menu opening when newsfeed was loaded
  • Fixed the slowdown some users were experiencing
  • Fixed various Top Nav Bar options
  • Fixed new user welcome screen not showing
  • Fixed attending event filter
  • FixedLive Grid” functionality on the “Live Video” page.
  • Fixed descriptions in shared links sometimes not showing if the “Show Full URL” option was on
  • Fixed compatibility with Maxthon 4.9
  • New: Added a hide “Fundraisers” left column option
  • New: Added a hide “Today’s Games” right column option

*** UPDATE ** Late additional fixes (if you have already installed v15.0.1 and dont have the fixes below, you will need to re-install FBP to get them)

  • Fixed “Revert Bubble Chat” option (Facebook have changed the design of the chat windows, this option changes it back to how it was before)
  • Fixed Facebook are testing a new design for the Status Update box, where when you click in the box to start typing your status, the rest of the page goes dark. This version now fixes that, by changing the status box to how it was before.
  • Fixed Hide “Your Posts” link option
  • Fixed Hiding the “Find Friends” link in the top nav bar

Important News for Chrome users of FBP:

Facebook’s legal team have made Google remove the Chrome extension from the Chrome Webstore due to claimed Trademark Infringement. I am in the process of getting this resolved. Until that is sorted, the install/update process for the Chrome extension has changed. You now need to save the extension to your computer, then drag it on to the Chrome Extensions page. (Full instructions for doing this are shown on the Install Page in red text below the green “Install F.B. Purity” button)

Install / Update the latest version of F.B. Purity by clicking the green “Install F.B. Purity” button on the F.B. Purity Install Page.

If you have any problems or questions with/about FBP, please use the available help resources on this website, including the FBP User Guide, and FBP FAQ page which includes a comprehensive Troubleshooting Guide that you should follow if you have any problems.

If you wish to support FB Purity, please Donate to ensure the continuation of this project. Please also tell all your Facebook friends and family about FBP too, cheers!

Best Regards,

Steve

**News Update Regarding Facebook notifications for “X new posts” on the FBP Fan Page**

Facebook have changed some code regarding the notifications for the FB Purity Fan Page and it seems to be rather buggy, it is posting notifications that there are new posts when there aren’t any. The solution is to hover over the “Like” button on the FB Purity Fan Page and unsubscribe from notifications. You no longer need Facebook’s notifications because the FB Purity extension now has its own notification system for new posts on the FBP Fan Page built in (make sure you have the “Show FBP News Notifications” box ticked under the “Text Filter” box on the FBP options screen to receive FBP News notifications)

FBP TIP: If you are being blitzed by posts about “Pokemon Go” in your newsfeed and want them gone. Putting the words pokemon and pokémon into FBP‘s Text Filter box should filter out most pokemon posts. Or if you want greater coverage, heres a longer list of keywords/phrases you can put into the Text Filter box, that should filter out even more Pokemon related posts:

Pokémon
Pokemon

pokeball
Pokéball
pokestop
pokéstop
pokegym
pokégym
pokélure
pokelure
pokécoin
pokecoin
Team Instinct
TeamInstinct
Team Valor
TeamValor
Team Mystic
TeamMystic
Team Rocket
TeamRocket

Facebook driving you crazy? Don’t get mad, Get FB Purity!

FB Purity Overview

For those who don’t already know, FB Purity is a safe, free and top rated web browser extension for Google ChromeFirefoxEdgeSafari, Opera and Maxthon. It lets you clean  up the junk and customize Facebook the way you want it to be. It has many cool features, such as hiding all the ads, alerting you when friends un-friend you, letting you change the site’s colours, fonts and background image,  it lets you stay on the “Most Recent” feed permanently and lots more. FBP has been reviewed and highly recommended in many places including the Washington Post, CNET, PCWorld, MacWorld, GetConnected etc.

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FB Purity v14.9.1 – Sort Most Recent on Friend’s Timeline pages, new View Live Grid function + bug fixes

FB Purity v14.9.1 has been released

Added FB Purity to my browser and all the annoying crap on Facebook is gone!

Added the safe, free and top rated FB Purity to my browser and all the annoying crap on Facebook is gone!

FBP v14.9.1 Changes Summary:

  • Updated: the “News Sort : Most Recent” option to also clear the “POSTS YOU HAVEN’T SEEN” section at the top of your friend’s Timeline pages, so it shows their Most Recent Posts at the top, as you would expect.
  • Fixed: the “Friends Feed” option which had stopped working, and also fixed the constant refreshing that could occur if that option was selected.
  • Fixed: the text smileys that were showing alongside the graphical smileys, if you had set a font size using the “Font Size” option
  • New: I’ve added a “View Live Grid” Link at the top of the Live Video Map page, gives you a grid based view of current Live Users.
New View Live User Grid Option - Shows a grid of users currently broadcasting live video

New View Live User Grid Option – Shows a grid of users currently broadcasting live video

The Live Grid Shows Facebook users who are currently broadcasting live video

Clicking the “View Live Grid” link displays a grid of Facebook users who are currently broadcasting live video

Known issue with the live grid, for users of the Firefox extension version of FBP if you click one of the images in the live grid in firefox, it opens the video in a new tab, FBP will not be active in the new tab, and you will need to refresh the page to activate FBP in that tab. A solution to this, is to use the GM Script version of FBP instead of the extension version, as that issue does not occur with that version. The GM Script version of FBP is on the same Install page as the extension version.

  • New: Option to hide the “Your Posts” link, under the “Hide Left Column Links” heading
  • New: “Enlarge Reaction Images” Option, under the “Custom Reactions” heading. I’ve also made it easier to select the existing Custom Reactions from the Custom Reactions page. Hovering over the example URLs on that page will display a preview of what the reaction images look like and clicking on a URL will select the URL, you then just need to right click and copy and paste it into the Custom Reactions box on the FBP Options screen.
  • Updated: If you tick the “Hide Nagging Questions” option (under the Timeline Options heading on the FBP options screen) it should also now get rid of those Facebook Greetings you get under the Status box on the Newsfeed page.

Install / Update the latest version of FB Purity by clicking the green “Install FB Purity” button on the FB Purity Install Page.

Please note Chrome users can try updating the extension by going to the Chrome Extensions management page then ticking the “Developer Options” box, then clicking the “Update Extensions Now” button.

If you have any problems or questions with/about FBP, please use the available help resources on this website, including the FBP User Guide, and FBP FAQ page which includes a comprehensive Troubleshooting Guide that you should follow if you have any problems.

If you wish to support FB Purity, please Donate to ensure the continuation of this project. Please also tell all your Facebook friends and family about FBP too, cheers!

Best Regards,

Steve

Facebook driving you crazy? Don’t get mad, Get FB Purity!

FB Purity Overview

For those who don’t already know, FB Purity is a safe, free and top rated web browser extension for Google ChromeFirefox, Safari, Opera and Maxthon. It lets you clean  up the junk and customize Facebook the way you want it to be. It has many cool features, such as hiding all the ads, alerting you when friends un-friend you, letting you change the site’s colours, fonts and background image,  it lets you stay on the “Most Recent” feed permanently and lots more. FBP has been reviewed and highly recommended in many places including the Washington Post, CNET, PCWorld, MacWorld, GetConnected etc.

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F.B. Purity v14.8.0 – Hide Live Box in right column and Discover Groups in left column

FB Purity v14.8.0 has been released

Added FB Purity to my browser and all the annoying crap on Facebook is gone!

Added the safe, free and top rated FB Purity to my browser and all the annoying crap on Facebook is gone!

FBP v14.8.0 Changes Summary:

  • New: Option to hide the new “Live” box in the right column. (Option is under the “Hide Right Column Links” heading on the options screen)
  • New: Option to hide the “Discover Groups” link in the left column (Option is under the “Hide Left Column Links” heading on the FBP options screen)
  • New: Option to hide the “Live Video” (was called “Live Map” previously) link in the left column (Option is under the “Hide Left Column Links” heading on the FBP options screen)
  • Fixed: The Custom Reactions functionality
  • Fixed: If the “Show Log Out Button” option was turned on, the page would sometimes redirect to Facebook’s settings page.
  • Fixed: The “Clear Ad Prefs” functionality, that lets you clear out all the Ad Topics on the Facebook Ad Prefs Page
  • Fixed: The “Freeze Top Nav Bar” Option. I had removed it previously because the option was causing some problems, but I think I have managed to fix it now. (Option is under the “Top Nav Bar Options” heading.

Install / Update the latest version of FB Purity by clicking the green “Install FB Purity” button on the FB Purity Install Page.

If you have any problems or questions with/about FBP, please use the available help resources on this website, including the FBP User Guide, and FBP FAQ page which includes a comprehensive Troubleshooting Guide that you should follow if you have any problems.

If you wish to support FB Purity, please Donate to ensure the continuation of this project. Please also tell all your Facebook friends and family about FBP too, cheers!

For those who don’t already know, FB Purity is a safe, free and top rated web browser extension for Google ChromeFirefox, Safari, Opera and Maxthon. It lets you clean  up the junk and customize Facebook the way you want it to be. It has many cool features, such as hiding all the ads, alerting you when friends un-friend you, letting you change the site’s colours, fonts and background image,  it lets you stay on the “Most Recent” feed permanently and lots more. FBP has been reviewed and highly recommended in none other than the Washington Post!

Best Regards,

Steve

Facebook driving you crazy? Don’t get mad, Get FB Purity!

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F.B. Purity v14.7.0 – Lets you use Custom Reaction Images on Facebook

F.B. Purity v14.7.0 – Lets you Customize the Reaction Images – Export and Import your FBP Settings by Files – The Chrome extension should now be more stable + Lots more fixes

Hide the new Facebook Reactions with FB Purity

FB Purity gives you the option to use Custom Reaction Images.

FBP v14.7.0 Changes Summary:

  • New: Custom Reactions Option, lets you add either a URL for a Custom Reaction Image packs or a comma separated list of individual reaction image URLs. For instructions on how to use this option, please read the FBP Custom Reaction Images page

Video Example of FB Purity’s Custom Reactions functionality featuring animated Reactions

  • New: Import FBP Settings directly from a previously saved Settings text file.
  • Fixed: The Chrome extension version of FBP, should work more consistently now. Previously it was intermittently stopping working, fingers crossed that is fixed now.
  • Fixed: If you have a Background colour set, uploaded photos in groups, and images on notifications pages should no longer be invisible
  • Fixed: Hide “Wrote on Timeline” option
  • Fixed: The “Hide All Videos” newsfeed filter option should now also hide Animated Gif posts.
  • Fixed: The “Zap Comments” function, that hides comments that just consist of Tagged names when you press the “Z” key should now work properly again.
  • Fixed: If you have the “Timeline Options” setting “Hide Games + Apps” turned on, it should no longer hide app/game posts on your own Timeline page.
  • Fixed: The Hide “Your Memories” (aka On This Day) filter. Previously it occasionally showed your memory posts even if the option to hide them was turned on.
  • Fixed: If the “Show Full URL on Shared Links” option was turned on, sometimes the “shared link”‘s description would be hidden, this is fixed now.

Safari Users Rejoice, You can now use the latest version of FB Purity in your browser, however you need to first install the Tampermonkey extension then install the GM Script version of FB Purity. Please check the FB Purity Install page for more information.

Install / Update the latest version of FB Purity by clicking the green “Install FB Purity” button on the FB Purity Install Page.

If you have any problems or questions with/about FBP, please use the available help resources on this website, including the FBP User Guide, and FBP FAQ page which includes a comprehensive Troubleshooting Guide that you should follow if you have any problems.

If you wish to support FB Purity, please Donate to ensure the continuation of this project. Please also tell all your Facebook friends and family about FBP too, cheers!

For those who don’t already know, FB Purity is a safe, free and top rated web browser extension for Google ChromeFirefox, Safari, Opera and Maxthon. It lets you clean  up the junk and customize Facebook the way you want it to be. It has many cool features, such as hiding all the ads, alerting you when friends un-friend you, letting you change the site’s colours, fonts and background image,  let you stay on the “Most Recent” feed permanently and lots more. FBP has been reviewed and highly recommended in none other than the Washington Post!

Best Regards,

Steve

Facebook driving you crazy? Don’t get mad, Get FB Purity!

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FB Purity v14.5.0 – Hide Reactions Bar – Hide Reactions Emojis – Hide Payments Section

F.B. Purity Beta v14.5.0 – Lets you hide the new Reactions Bar

Hide the new Facebook Reactions with FB Purity

FB Purity lets you hide Facebook’s new “Like” Reactions bar

FB Purity was in the news recently on WSAZ TV in a segment called Dealing with Political Discord on Social Media, check it out:

FBP v14.5.0 Changes Summary:

  • New: Hide “Reaction Bar” Option (hides the reactions bar completely)
  • New: Hide “Payments Section” option to hide the Payments links in the Left Column (the option is under the “Hide Left Column Links” heading and ticking this option hides both the “Payment History” and “Send Money” links in the Payments section)
  • New: Hide “Tagged in this” option (located next to the “commented on this” and “liked this” options)
  • New: The “Export Settings” link at the bottom of the FBP options screen now gives you the option to save your FBP settings to a text file.
  • Fixed: The Hide “Graphical Smileys / Emoticons” option now hides the new “Like/Reaction” Emojis in the Reactions bar and replaces them with text.
  • Fixed: The new “Page Stories You Might Like” box that has started showing up in the newsfeed, will now be hidden if you have the hide “Sponsored Box/ Stories” option turned on.
  • Fixed: The “Liked” (this,photo,video,status etc) newsfeed filters have been updated to also hide the corresponding “Reacted to” stories

Install / Update the latest version of FB Purity by clicking the green “Install FB Purity” button on the FB Purity Install Page 

Tip for Google Chrome users who are having problems updating FBP: Tick the “Developer Options” box button on the Extension management page, then click “Update Extensions Now” button. Please note this won’t work if your version of FBP says “Not From Chrome Webstore” next to it, due to a bug in chrome. If it says that, you should export your FBP settings (see the FBP User Guide page for how to do this) then uninstall FBP, then reinstall it via the big green “Install FB Purity” button, then import your FBP settings which you had exported previously. After doing that FBP should be able to auto-update in future and will also be safe from being automatically disabled by Chrome, when it disables extensions that are “Not from Chrome Webstore”.

If you have any problems or questions with/about FBP, please use the available help resources on this website, including the FBP User Guide, and FBP FAQ page which includes a comprehensive Troubleshooting Guide that you should follow if you have any problems.

If you wish to support FB Purity, please Donate to ensure the continuation of this project. Please also tell all your Facebook friends and family about FBP too, cheers!

For those who don’t already know, FB Purity is a safe, free and top rated web browser extension for Google ChromeFirefox, Safari, Opera and Maxthon. It lets you clean  up the junk and customize Facebook the way you want it to be. It has many cool features, such as hiding all the ads, alerting you when friends un-friend you, letting you change the site’s colours, fonts and background image,  let you stay on the “Most Recent” feed permanently and lots more. FBP has been reviewed and highly recommended in none other than the Washington Post!

Best Regards,

Steve

Facebook driving you crazy? Don’t get mad, Get FB Purity!

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FB Purity v14.3.1 Fixes Expand News Column, Adds WebFont Preview box plus lots of bugfixes

FB Purity Update: v14.3.1 has been released. It Fixes the Expand News Column option, Adds WebFont Preview box plus lots of bugfixes

Clean up and Customize Facebook with FB Purity

Imagine Facebook without the junk. Get FB Purity, and enjoy a cleaned up Facebook experience: http://fbpurity.com

Changes in this release:

  • New: Added “Preview” (individual web font) link next to the Web Font select box. My WebFont of the Day Tip : “Cherry Swash”.FBP's WebFont Preview Window
  • New:Show Full URLs on shared links” option. (Under the Further Options heading) FBP's Show Full URL on Shared Links option
  • New: Updated “Hide Trending search suggestions” option to remove political debate search suggestions that show up below the search box
  • New: Facebook is now adding prompts beneath your status box asking you to update your status about certain current events (such as Election debates etc) or public holidays or festivals, if you tick the “Hide Nagging Questions” option under “Timeline Options“, FBP should hide these now.
  • Fixed: Fixed “Expand News Column” option. Previously it was set to auto-expand, and would change widths as you scrolled the page down, the width should remain stable now.
  • Fixed: Improved hide “Graphical Smileys / Emoticons” option to show the text behind the graphic in some cases
  • Fixed: Stopped the FBP News notification from showing up on every install, it should now only show up if there is a new story on the FBP fan page.
  • Fixed: Renamed Hide “Wrote on Wall” option to Hide “Wrote on Timeline” to make it clearer to new users what the option does.
  • Fixed: Removed “Freeze top nav bar” option, as it no longer seems necessary and was causing problems for some users (it was cutting off a small section from the top of the page). If you want that functionality back you can put the following Custom CSS into FBP’s CSS box:
    /*Freeze Top Nav Bar*/
    #blueBarDOMInspector>div {position:fixed !important}
  • Fixed: Hide birthday posts in newsfeed if the hide Birthdays option, under the “Hide Right Column Links” heading, is ticked
  • Fixed: Hide “Games + Apps” option on Timeline pages option (under “Timeline Options” heading). This option should now hide games and apps on Timeline pages, (unless the game/app has been whitelisted)

Known Issues

  • If you have the expand news column option turned on and chat/sidebar hidden, then open the chat/sidebar, the chat column will open up slightly overlapping the news column. A page reload will fix this issue.
  • The font preview box sometimes appears in random parts of the screen if the existing font size is too large. I’m looking into fixing this.
  • The WebFonts option works really badly on Firefox, if you set a webfont in Firefox, the screen will flicker a lot. It works fine in Chrome however, in case you want to try it. It also works ok in the developer version of Firefox (FF47) so when the fixes in that version of Firefox trickle down to the stable version of FF, the web fonts option should start working ok, or you could switch to using the Developer Version of FF, though you would currently need to use the Greasemonkey extension with the GM script version of FBP for that.

Install / Update the latest version of FB Purity by clicking the green “Install FB Purity” button on the FB Purity Install Page 

Tip for Google Chrome users who are having problems updating FBP: Tick the “Developer Options” box button on the Extension management page, then click “Update Extensions Now” button. Please note this won’t work if your version of FBP says “Not From Chrome Webstore” next to it due to a bug in chrome. If it says that, you need to either update it manually via the instructions on the FBP install page, or else export your FBP settings (see user guide on how to do this) then uninstall FBP, then reinstall it via the green “Install FB Purity” button, then import your FBP settings you exported previously. After doing that FBP should be able to auto-update in future.

If you have any problems or questions with/about FBP, please use the available help resources on this website, including the FBP User Guide, and FBP FAQ page which includes a comprehensive Troubleshooting Guide that you should follow if you have any problems.

If you wish to support FB Purity, please Donate to ensure the continuation of this project. Please also tell all your Facebook friends and family about FBP too, cheers!

For those who don’t already know, FB Purity is a safe, free and top rated web browser extension for Google ChromeFirefox, Safari, Opera and Maxthon. It lets you clean  up the junk and customize Facebook the way you want it to be. It has many cool features, such as hiding all the ads, alerting you when friends un-friend you, letting you change the site’s colours, fonts and background image,  let you stay on the “Most Recent” feed permanently and lots more. FBP has been reviewed and highly recommended in none other than the Washington Post!

Best Regards,

Steve

Facebook driving you crazy? Don’t get mad, Get FB Purity!

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