I have seen many people complain that the Facebook has taken over their privacy by introducing the “Seen By xyz” and “Xyz is typing” in Facebook chat, Well this surely is annoying if you wan tot check your crush’s messages,but you don’t want him/her to know that you are checking their messages! Sadly, there isn’t an option in Facebook to disable the “seen by” feature. But don’t worry, some geeks have come up with an wonderful solution to disable the seen feature.Here’s how to do the same-
Actually the trick lies in blocking the URL which acts as a tracker for Facebook-
You just have to make sure that the URL provided above isn’t running when you are using Facebook, that sounds a bit technical,but it isn’t!
How To Disable the “Seen by” feature in Facebook chat ?
1.Chrome Plugin:- Facebook™ Chat Privacy To Disable Seen By / Seen On Option
Chrome plugins always make it easy,Previously we saw “How to detect the Platform or CMS Used by a site” and much later, we also saw ” How To Detect the WordPress Theme Name” Now its time for something new. This plugin doesn’t display the “Seen by xyz” and “xyz isTyping” in your chat. Just go to the Chrome Store and install this free plugin now now. Download Facebook™ Chat Privacy. You can find several alternatives in the Related Extensions page, or you can even go with this- Chat Undetected For Chrome and Firefox.
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2.Adblock Plus To Disable Seen By/Seen On Option In Facebook Chat-
Now just add this URL into the Custom Filter List-
Once you add,just save it and check your Facebook account,you’ll see that the “Seen” and “xyz is typing” never appears! You can get the Adblock plus Here
So the main motive is to block the API of Facebook which is responsible for tracking whether you have seen the messages.Hope you liked this trick, Please share it and you can even help the other users by commenting any other methods to block the “Seen” feature. Stay tuned for more.