How to Stop Apps, Games, and Websites from Spamming your Facebook Timeline

Facebook started off as a harmless social media platform for users to hang out with each other. Slowly and gradually, business flourished on this channel. And when it comes to business, users have to be very careful of prying developers, who keep sending their apps, games and websites. Such activities spam your Facebook timeline. And before you take any corrective step, your Timeline hosts some objectionable content only to embarrass you before your Facebook friends.

To stop such apps, games, and websites from spamming, you need to take a few steps. Thankfully, there is a solution hidden in Facebook Settings. You can follow a few easy steps on your Mac or Windows PC to get rid of this nuisance.

How to Stop Apps, Games, and Websites from Posting on Facebook Wall

Step #1: Launch Facebook on your Mac or Windows PC.

Step #2: Log in with your ID and password.

Step #3: Click on Privacy Shortcuts in the header menu (see this icon before inverted triangle).

Step #4: From the drop-down menu, click on “See More Settings”.

click on “See More Settings” from the drop-down menu.

Step #5: On the left of screen, there are several options. Click on Apps from the list.

Step #6: Now click on any app you want to make changes in App Visibility.

click on any app you want to make changes in App Visibility

Step #7: If, by default, it shows Public, you should select Only Me.

Click on “Only Me”

Step #8:Click on Save button.

This will stop Apps, Games, and Websites from Spamming your Facebook Timeline. A step further, you can disconnect any app, game or website from Facebook.


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How to Disconnect Apps, Games, and Websites from Facebook

Step #1: Open Facebook on your Mac or Windows PC.

Step #2: Log in with your Email ID and password.

Step #3: Click on inverted triangle from the header menu.

Step #4: Now click on Settings from the drop-down list.

Step #5: Now click on Apps from the list of options mentioned in left side of screen.

Step #6: You will notice Apps, Websites, and Plug-ins dialog box on the screen.

Step #7: Click on Edit button.

Click on the Edit button from Apps, Websites and Plug-ins box

Step #8: Another dialog box will appear: Game Invites and App Notifications.

Step #9: Click on Disable Platform link given at the bottom left corner of this dialog box.

Disable Games Invites

Step #10: Another dialog box will open. Finally, click on Disable Platform button.

Turn Platform Off

Note that you can enable this platform in future.

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