Why You Should Install the “Kill News Feed” Option in Facebook

Why You Should Install the “Kill News Feed” Option in Facebook

Like so many others, I have a Facebook account…and it’s a love-hate relationship. On the positive side, it’s a great way to connect with acquaintances. On the negative side,  you’re presented with information that pollutes your mind: i.e. political ramblings, dinner photos, attention whoring, etc.

About a year ago, I found a wonderful solution. It’s an app, available through Google Chrome, entitled “Kill News Feed.” When you install the application, your Facebook wall will be removed. You won’t any postings (unless you choose to visit somebody’s page).

Your page will look something like this:

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Your Facebook page will look like this after you install “Kill News Feed”

I found this to be a wonderful addition. Now, I only use Facebook for two reasons: 1.) To check my mail;  2.) To review the information from a small group of friends (3-4 people, really).

So that’s it…that’s all you have to do. Install “Kill News Feed” and watch as the Facebook wall die a slow – yet deserving – death. You’ll no longer have to see what a co-worker ate for dinner. You’ll no longer have to see your neighbor’s political ramblings. And you’ll no longer be accosted with fake news on the right-hand side of the page.

Here is a helpful video, for all you visual learners:

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