How to Block Annoying Political Posts on Facebook

Posted on September 6, 2012

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How to Block

Annoying Political Posts

on Facebook

In 3 Easy Steps

Learn how to stop the Facebook madness that is the general election. This skill is worth knowing for, oh, so many reasons:

Step 1: Install Social Fixer <—-There is the link.

How to Block Annoying Political Posts on Facebook

Step Two: Filter Political Status Updates

Do this by adding under “matching text”:

 /Romney|Obama|republicans|democrats|/i
While you are at it, add:
/check out what I just ate|farmville|take this quiz|check out how cute my|/i
Step Three: Filter Political Links

It doesn’t work on images, but it does work (somewhat) on links. Similar to above add under “Matching Selector”

a[href*="obama|romney|republicans|democrats|what type of squash are you"]
Happy ignorance.
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