F.B. Purity v32.4.1 is out now! Fixes the FBP options screen not working, plus some other fixes.

F.B. Purity v32.4.1 is out now! Fixes the FBP options screen not working, plus some other fixes.

  • Fixed FBP options screen, which wasnt showing when the FBP link was clicked
  • Improved the Show Deactivated Friends function.
  • Fixed  “News Sort: Most Recent” option. In some cases previously it wasn’t switching to “Most Recent” when the “Home” button or “F” logo were clicked too soon after the Page was initially loaded.
  • FixedHighlight Public Posts” option.
  • Removed a few FBP options that are not currently working on the new Facebook design to make the FBP options screen less cluttered. The following options were removed: “Fix external links”,  “Expand news column”, “hide reactions bar” and “News Sort: Friends Feed”. (Please note the “friends feed” was a facebook provided feed which they have removed, so its not possible to fix this option)

In other news, I’ve been working on fixing the “Expand News Column” option, have made some progress with it, but its not ready to go live. Will also try and get the hide Auto Tag Suggestions option working again.

Known Issues with v32.4.1
Facebook game players who were using FBP to hide the right column while playing games, may have noticed that function stopped working in this release, you can still hide the right column of games (which are showing in the old design still) by adding the following CSS code to the CSS box on the FBP options screen:

/* Hide the right hand column for games still showing in the old (blue bar at top) design */
rightCol {display:none}

FBP v32.4.1 is currently only available for Chrome, Firefox, GM Script. The Edge & Opera versions will become available when those companies approve the update (Its probably better to just install the Chrome version of the extension in those browsers, as both Edge and Opera are compatible with Chrome extensions and Google approves the updates much faster)

Important Information for Chrome Users of F.B. Purity

FBP Chrome Update Process: After FB Purity for Chrome is first installed, you should from then on receive automatic updates (Chrome checks for extension updates once every 5 hours). If you don’t want to wait, and know an update is available you can force an update by turning on “Developer Mode” on the Chrome extensions management page, then clicking the “Update” button at the top of the page (make sure you don’t have any facebook tabs open, so Chrome can unload the existing version first).

 To let other Google Chrome users know that FBP is safe and a great way to clean up Facebook Please leave a 5* review for F.B. Purity in the Google Chrome Webstore

Important information for Firefox users of F.B. Purity

Once you have installed the Firefox version of FB Purity, it should auto-update itself when I release new versions. Firefox users who are getting the “Connection Failure” error when trying to install FBP should know this is a known bug in Firefox that occurs if you are using Antivirus software that monitors your web browsing. The work-around, as mentioned in the FAQ is to right click on the install button, then select save, then install the extension by dragging and dropping it on to the Firefox extension management page. This Firefox bug can also prevent Firefox from automatically updating FBP when new versions are released.

Important Information for Microsft Edge users of F.B. Purity

If you install the official Edge FBP extension from the Microsoft Edge store, it should auto-update when new versions are released in future. Be aware however that the Microsoft Store has a slow (manual) approval process for accepting extension updates, so the new version will not show up in the Microsoft Store until a few days after I release an extension update.

 To let other Microsoft Edge users know that FBP is safe and a great way to clean up Facebook Please leave a 5* review for F.B. Purity in the Microsoft Edge Store

Important Information for Opera users of F.B. Purity

The FB Purity extension for Opera needs to be installed via the official Opera Add-ons site, which is where the green Install F.B. Purity button will take you to. Once it has been installed from there, whenever updates to the FBP extension are uploaded and approved on the Opera extensions site (this process can take a few days after an FBP update is published), the version of FBP in your browser should auto-update at some point. It can sometimes be triggered by closing the browser, waiting a bit and re-opening it, there is also an “Update Extensions Now” button on the Opera extensions management page, which if clicked will update all your Opera extensions to the latest versions. In order for the extension to update you may need to first close any open Facebook tabs.

 To let other Opera users know that FBP is safe and a great way to clean up Facebook Please leave a 5* review for F.B. Purity on the Opera Extensions Page

Important Information for users of the Brave Browser

FB Purity can now be easily installed in the latest release of  the Brave browser by going to the FB Purity Chrome Webstore page and clicking the “Add to Chrome” button, once installed it will also autoupdate when new FBP releases are made.

All other  FBP users can update to the latest version of F.B. Purity by clicking the green “Install F.B. Purity” button on the FB Purity Install page on FBPURITY.COMand then following the on screen instructions.

Get FB Purity here: https://fbpurity.com

If you have any problems with or questions 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. Many heartfelt thanks to those people who have generously donated! :)

Please tell all your friends about F.B. Purity too, as I’m sure they will appreciate it. One way you can help spread the word about FBP, is to go to https://fb.com/fluffbustingpurity and click the “Invite Your Friends To Like this Page” link that appears in the left column, then invite all your friends.

Cheers,

Steve FBP

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 & Brave. 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. FB Purity has been reviewed and highly recommended in many places including the Washington Post, CNET, PCWorld, MacWorld, GetConnected etc and has over 476,000 users worldwide.

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