How to Stop Apps, Games, and Websites from Spamming your Facebook Timeline

You can completely disconnect apps, games, and websites from your Facebook account; however, you will also lose your data/information connected with the apps/games.

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Developers of apps, games and websites use smart tactics to lure users into signing in with their Facebook account. And if users get trapped into their net, they win the battle of which those developers enjoy some access to users’ Facebook timeline. They use the timeline to post updates, ads, and other stuff.

Until now, it was ok, but this trick also gives them access to post some stupid things on the timeline of users’ friends. This apparently irritates any user, and he finds himself helpless at times.

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How to Stop Apps, Games, and Websites from Spamming your Facebook Timeline

Unfortunately, many users are unaware of a solution that is available in Facebook Settings. Exasperated users can quickly snap this irksome behaviour by following some steps. This information tells you how you can stop those apps, games, and website from dumping your Facebook timeline.

How to Stop Apps, Games, and Websites from Spamming your Facebook Timeline

Step #1. Open Facebook on your Mac/Windows PC and log in with your ID & password.

Step #2. Click on Privacy Shortcuts icon from the header menu.

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Step #3. Now click on “See More Settings” from the drop-down menu.

Click on Privacy then Click on More Settings in Facebook

Step #4. Click on Apps from the left navigation panel → Click on the app you want to make changes in app’s visibility.

Click on Apps in Facebook Privacy Settings

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Step #5. Click on the drop-down menu next to App visibility option.

Step #6. Click on “Only Me” if you have kept “Public” earlier → Finally, click on Save button.

Change Facebook Apps and Games Visibility in Facebook

This will stop others from seeing posts and any other content the app was publishing on your Timeline in their News Feed.

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Apart from this, you can completely disconnect apps & games from Facebook; follow the steps mentioned below.

How to Disconnect Apps, Games, and Websites from Facebook

Step #1. Open Facebook on your Mac and log in with ID & password.

Step #2. Click on the Settings icon (last in the header menu).

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Step #3. Click on Apps from the left navigation panel.

Step #4. Click on the Edit button from Apps, Websites and Plug-ins box.

Click on Apps, Websites and Plug-ins in Facebook Settings

A dialog box will appear titled: Game Invites and App Notifications.

Step #5. Click on Disable Platform from the bottom left a corner of the dialog box.

Click on Disable Platform in Facebook Settings

Disconnect Apps, Games, and Websites from Facebook

You should be sure about this action because once you Disable Platform, you will lose information regarding apps & games, posts submitted by those apps/games, and other data.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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