Do you like seeing all the Facebook minutia scrolling on your screen while in Facebook? If so, read no further. However, if you’d like to get rid of that Facebook Ticker, read on. Here are ways to get rid of the constant scrolling with simple extensions and add-ins for both Chrome and Firefox. Internet Explorer 9 just came out with their method to remove the ticker, however, the steps are too detailed. I’ve decided to leave my IE9 browser alone for now. Perhaps later there’ll be something easier to use!
How to Eliminate Facebook Ticker From Chrome
To remove the Facebook News Ticker from Chrome – click here to go to the Chrome App store. Then simply click the ‘Add To Chrome’ button and just like that – no more Facebook news ticker! No restart of Chrome necessary either!
How to Eliminate Facebook Ticker From Firefox
Firefox has also made it easy to eliminate the Facebook Ticker. It’s simply an add-in. Go here and add it to Firefox. You will need to restart your browser.
If you’d like to remove a slew of Facebook notifications, such as when someone ‘friends’ someone, if someone ‘likes’ a page or updates their profile and all the little things like that, there’s a way to eliminate all of that too. Click here to go to Feed Filter where you can decide the kinds of updates you’d like to hide.
Eliminate Facebook Ticker From Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 9 was the last to add this feature and it’s got a lot of steps to it. Pete McKenna did a great job outlining the steps along with screen shots on his blog, so if you’re interested in removing the Facebook Ticker from Internet Explorer 9, then check it out at his site.