How to remove the Trending Topics box on Facebook
For people who are not interested in what random celebrities are up to, and want to get rid of it. Theres a huge number of Facebook users who are protesting about this annoying extra clutter and just want it gone.
FB Purity to the Rescue!
The safe, top rated and best of all free! FB Purity browser extension has a built in option for hiding / removing Facebook’s Trending Topics box. Below is the simple instructions guide for removing it.
FB Purity also has many other useful options for dialling down Facebook’s obnoxiousness. For example Disable Autoplay Videos, Full Screen Chat (Open all Chat messages in the Full Screen Messaging Window, Display Animated Gifs on Facebook, Block all Game Posts, Newsfeed Filtering on Story Type and Keyword / Phrase filtering, plus many more! Check the FBP Features List or the FBP User Guide. If you have any problems or find any bugs in FB Purity, please check out the FB Purity Troubleshooting Guide.
**Update** Its even easier to hide the Trending Topics box now!
FB Purity now adds an “X” button at the top right of the “Trending” box, so if you want to hide the trending box you now just need to click the “X” button. Simples!
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