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Looking to Get Trump Out of Your Facebook Life? Here's How

Tuesday Nov 29, 2016

Recount notwithstanding, we all may have to wait for at least four years to get President-elect Donald Trump out of our lives. But thanks to the work of a developer, Facebook can end up being a Donald-free space.

If you're one of the millions who are sick of seeing "Trump" in their Facebook newsfeed, relief may be a few clicks away. Developer Derek Story has created an extension that will remove all posts from your Facebook feed that include the words "Donald" and "Trump."

There are a few conditions under which the Trumpblocker will work. First, it only works if you access Facebook by using Google Chrome. The blocker extension won't work on mobile devices through the Facebook app. Secondly, a post must contain the text string "trump" in order for the post to be removed. "If the post only mentions 'Donald', 'President,' or god forbid, only shows his picture, the post will remain," writes Story.

Reviews for the extension have been overwhelming positive.

"..overall I am glad to be able to ignore the stuff that bigoted windbag says," wrote one user.

"It works! I don't have to look at all the crap his supporters post. I personally can't stand him," wrote another.

The extension has received a 5 1/2 out of 6 star rating.

H/T Geekwire


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