Social Fixer for Facebook

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Social Fixer for Facebook gives the following descriptive information:

Enhance Facebook And Remove Annoyances!

Social Fixer for Facebook plugs into your browser and improves the existing web site. You get to pick which features you want to use:

  • Filter your news feed by keyword, author, and more
  • Tabbed news feed organizes posts by games, apps, etc
  • Hide parts of the page you don't want to see
  • Don't show posts you've already read
  • Auto-switch to the Most Recent news feed
  • Add some style with custom themes
  • And much more!

It gives more information:

My name is Matt Kruse, and Social Fixer is a personal project of mine. This is where I tell you a little bit about the project and myself...

I started working on Social Fixer (formerly known as Better Facebook) in 2009 as a Greasemonkey script for Firefox, because I was annoyed that I couldn't get rid of posts that I've already read and only see the new stuff.

From there it grew as I added more options and functionality, and released it for public use. I got a lot of feedback and more ideas, and kept building. As I learned about user script and extension support in Chrome, Safari, and Opera, I added support for those browsers also.

In July of 2010, Apple featured the Social Fixer extension in its Safari Extension Gallery and the number of users doubled in under two weeks! Since then it has enjoyed sustained growth which I think is pretty cool. It's been featured on a number of sites and in published articles. I even had an article about me written in Ars Technica that gave a little more view into who I am and what makes this project work.