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How to block Facebook app requests



Just because you have added some people to your friends list on Facebook, they consider it their birthright to send you app requests. Do you often get updates exhorting you to join this app or that app. Remember those Farmville requests that drove you mad?

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To be fair, sometimes your friends don’t send you app requests purposely – many websites these days allow people to login using Facebook authorization. When they do that, they are asked whether they would like to send a notification to all their friends, and since they are unaware of the implications, they end up sending app requests to all their friends.

If you’re really fed up, you can block these Facebook app requests. All you have to do is

Login to your Facebook account.

Click the gear icon in the top right corner and then click “Account Settings”

On the left-hand side you will see “Notifications” Click it.

Facebook apps notifications settings
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Click “Edit”

Facebook apps notifications checkboxes
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You can uncheck all the checkboxes for the applications whose app requests you want to block.

What about all those pesky friends who keep sending you Facebook app requests?

Click the gear icon on the top right corner and then again click “Account Settings”

On the left-hand side you will see “Blocking” Click it.

Facebook block users app invites
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In this section you can add all the names of the friends from home you want to block Facebook app requests.