How to Stop 3rd Party Sites from Accessing your Facebook.

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Facebook™ Disconnect is an add-on for Mozilla Firefox which stops and disconnects the third-party websites from accessing your facebook connection. It works by blocking all the traffic from third-party sites to facebook and therefore helping to stop tracking. Other features includes low memory consumption, on/off toggle button. In this post, you will learn how to install and use in Mozilla Firefox.

To find out whether it really works, you can checking using lightbeam or Collusion.

Developer(s): Morni Colhkher
Language support: English.
Home page: Facebook Disconnect
License: Mozilla Public License, version 3.0
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Availability:
Download: Add to Firefox

HOW TO: Installing Facebook Disconnect on Mozilla Firefox:

1. Go to Facebook Disconnect Mozilla add-on page, or simply click on the above download link and click on “Add to Firefox“.

Facebook Disconnect: Add to Firefox.

Facebook Disconnect: Add to Firefox.

2. If Mozilla Firefox asks user permission for installation of addon. Click “Allow” to continue installation, leave it to abort.

3. Facebook Disconnect installation box pops-up. Click “Install Now” to continue installing add-on, “Cancel” to abort installation.

Facebook Disconnect: Firefox Confirmation

Facebook Disconnect: Firefox Confirmation

4. On successful installation, Facebook Disconnect doesn’t require restart to activate the add-on.

Facebook Disconnect: Installation Success

Facebook Disconnect: Installation Success

HOW TO: Using Facebook Disconnect on Mozilla Firefox:

1. On successful installation, you will directed to Facebook Disconnect first run page.

2. Facebook Disconnect button should appear at top right side of the page. Toggle to on/off.

Facebook Disconnect: Enable

Facebook Disconnect: Enable

Facebook Disconnect: Disabled

Facebook Disconnect: Disabled

 

HOW TO: Disable/Remove Facebook Disconnect from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Click on the Firefox, located at left upper corner of the web browser and go to “Add-ons”.

or press “Alt“, Menu bar pops-up, then go to Tools > Add-ons, or you can simply use shortcut key “Ctrl+Shift+A” to access add-on (extension) manger.

2. Now, click on “Disable” to disable the add-on temporarily or click “Remove” to remove the add-on permanently from the browser.

Facebook Disconnect: Disable/Remove from Facebook.

Facebook Disconnect: Disable/Remove from Facebook.

NOTE: Both options doesn’t require restart for the actions to take effect.

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