Top 4 Facebook Plug-ins For Your Browser – To Customize Facebook User Interface

Facebook keeps on introducing new features and transformations which proves to be exciting but sometimes irritating as well – as change is not accepted well by all. There are numerous browser plug-ins and scripts available for customizing Facebook user interface to enhance the experience as well as remove unwanted information. Here is a highlight of top 4 Facebook customizers:

1. Social Fixer

Social Fixer, previously known as Better Facebook, is one of the most widely used & preferable browser plug-in as of today.  Here is quick highlight of it’s features:

  • Tabbed News Feeds
  • Support for applying different Facebook themes
  • Filter news feeds according to your choice
  • Hide post/activities you have already read or liked
  • Automatically remove recent activity from your profile
  • Highlight new comments
  • Get notified when someone un-friend you
  • Enhanced left column navigation

Supported Browsers:

Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Opera 11 & GreaseMonkey

Download Link:

http://socialfixer.com/

2. F.B Purity

As its tagline suggest, it cleans your Facebook homepage from application spam and information overload. Here is an outline of its features:

  • Hide Facebook questions
  • Hide news ticker
  • Hide chat interface
  • Enables you to force Facebook to sort your newsfeed by “Most Recent” stories first
  • Ability to change background color and images
  • Delete recent activity from your Facebook wall
  • Ability to change font size and color
  • Lets you specify particular applications, whose messages you want to see on your homepage
  • Lets you specify group, events, news that you do not want to see on your homepage
  • Ability to hide “Suggestions Box” (People you may know, Featured, Find Friends, Find More Friends, Friend Finder, Get Connected Box (aka Connect with Friends), Poke Box, Events Box
  • Hide online ads

Supported Browsers:

Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Opera 11 & GreaseMonkey

Download Link:

http://www.fbpurity.com/install.htm

3. Beautify Facebook

Beautify Facebook is a Google Chrome Extension and Greasemonkey Script developed by Christian Romeni.  Here is a quick outline of its features:

  • Enables user to change background color
  • Add rounded corners
  • Improve Facebook chat by using emote icons
  • Add transparency so that background image can be seen clearly

Supported Browsers:

Google Chrome, Iron or RockMelt, GreaseMonkey for Firefox

Download Link:

Chrome Extension: https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/ldngjhkgckijklngngononnejmadojce

Greasemonkey Script: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/96438

4. FFixer

FFixer is a userscript tool and requires Greasemonkey to be installed for it to be used. Here is a quick outline of its features:

  • Big Profile Pictures and Photos – enables you to view the profile picture without visiting a profile
  • Ability to view full album on a page
  • Filter news feeds on your Facebook wall
  • Customize your bookmarks
  • Disable photolight box
  • Display friends’s age and sign
  • Customize menu bar

Supported Browsers:

Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera 11

Download Link:

http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/8861

Hope you liked the information presented here. Happy exploring facebook plugins – don’t forget to let us know which one you liked the most!!

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