Facebook has tons and tons of applications, however there are high chances that you may not even using half of the applications, but still providing full access to your data to them.
Here are some simple steps that will allow you spring clean your account and remove applications from Facebook.
How To Remove Facebook Apps From Your Profile
Step 1: To remove Facebook Apps in the new interface, click on the Account drop down in the right hand corner and select the “Privacy Settings” option
Step 2: In the new page, click on “Edit your settings” link under Apps and Websites.
Step 3: Click the Remove link next to unwanted and spammy apps
Step 4: Click the Close link next to the name of the app you want to remove from your Facebook profile. You can remove multiple apps from this page.
Facebook remove apps instructions for older version.
Step 1: Once you have logged in to your Facebook account, click on the Applications tab in the bottom left hand corner and click on edit applications.
Step 2: In the applications page, find the application you want to remove and click on the x sign in the right hand side.
Step 3: You should see a dialog that will ask you whether you want to remove the application, click on the remove button.
That’s it the application will be removed and all access to your data will be revoked.
Twitter recently rolled out a new authentication mechanism that allows applications to authenticate users without the need to provide their twitter password.
However once you provide access to a application they have access to your data and account, and can also have write permissions to your account, which means that they can send out tweets on your behalf without you knowing.
Though the chances of that happening is pretty less, however you can revoke access to applications in twitter by following the simple steps given below.
Step 1: Login to your twitter account.
Step 2: Click on the settings link in the top right hand side.
Step 3: In the settings page click on the connections tab to view all the applications that have access to your account.
Step 4: Click on the revoke access links for the application you want to remove permission for.
That’s it the application will no longer have permission to access your account.
These days many users prefer to update their Facebook status with their twitter updates, however many times friends or family may not like the constant updates that come from your twitter stream to Facebook.
If you are looking for a way to stop updating your Facebook status with twitter updates, it is actually very simple.
You just have to remove the Twitter application from your Facebook account, we have a detailed tutorial on how to remove applications from Facebook.
Using that tutorial you can easily stop your twitter updates from showing up in Facebook.
If you have accidentally blocked a user on twitter, don’t worry about it, we all do make mistakes and some of them at least can be easily undone.
If you have blocked a follower on twitter, you can unblock them by visiting their profile page and clicking on the unblock link in the right hand sidebar, like shown in the screenshot below.
Once you have clicked on the link you will be able to receive updates from that follower.
Google Chrome allows users to undo tabs that they have closed in two different ways, in this post we will look at the 2 days to undo closed tabs in Chrome.
First Method To Undo/Reopen Closed Tabs in Google Chrome
This is probably the easy way to undo closed tabs, not that the 2nd way is harder but using this step you can quickly open closed tabs.
To open a closed tab, simply right click anywhere on the tab area and click on Reopen closed tabs to reopen the closed tab, you can also use the shortcut key Ctrl + Shift + T to reopen closed tabs.
Second Method To Undo/Reopen Closed Tabs In Google Chrome
The second method to undo/reopen closed tabs in Google Chrome is to open a new tab and scroll down to the bottom of the tab, in the right hand side of the new tab you will see a list of recently closed tabs, just click on the links to reopen the close tabs.
If you have been reading us for long, you know that we sum up ultimate lists of tips and tricks for new releases so that you can find out all the information about them in one place.
And to continue the trend here is another ultimate list of tips and tricks for Firefox 3.5, once again this list will be non-exhaustive, we will keep on updating it as and when we come across something useful for our readers.
What’s New in Firefox 3.5
The folks at Mozilla have created a nice video that explores all the new features in Firefox 3.5, take a look at the video to learn more.
First Look at Firefox 3.5
Ars Technica takes a look at the new features in Firefox 3.5 giving us a overview of what to expect and what the new features are, take a look at First Look at Firefox 3.5.
Firefox 3.5 Review
The Tecnologizer reviews the new features in Firefox 3.5, telling us about the new features that have been included in Firefox 3.5 and more, head over and read Firefox 3.5 Review.
Top 10 Firefox 3.5 Features
Kevin Purdy from Lifehacker walks us through 10 of the best features in Firefox 3.5, if you are new or have never heard of the features in Firefox 3.5, head over and checkout the Top 10 Firefox 3.5 Features.
Top 5 Killer Features in Firefox
Mashable has put up a list of top 5 killer features in Firefox 3.5, they have detailed a list of features that make Firefox 3.5 much more better, take a look at Top 5 killer features in Firefox.
New Accessibility Options in Firefox 3.5
Firefox 3.5 has several new accessibility options. Marco’s accessibility blog talks about the new accessibility features in Firefox 3.5.
Updated Firefox 3.5 Tips & Tricks
Is this the end? No way, this list will be updated regularly so bookmark it and share it with your friends, we will keep updating as and when we come across interesting content.
If you have anything to share, feel free to recommend it to us using the comments, we will add it to the list.
Quite sometime back we had written about tips and tricks to increase your Google AdSense income, in that post we had stressed about placements and experimenting with colors for your ads.
However there are a lot of new features rolled out by Google AdSense, some of which include the change in default font size, ability to choose your own font size for AdSense ads and the ability to change the font for your the ads.
These changes go a long way in how you can optimize your ads to generate more clicks, once again experimenting with different formats is the key to getting more revenue, even if something performs good for you, don’t hesitate to try and change things around and see how it works out.
If you want a more detailed description on using AdSense, don’t forget to read our earlier guide for Optimizing and Increasing Google AdSense Revenue.
Gmail is a great email service and we have been writing several Gmail Tips here, however no matter how many tips and tricks we right, there are always going to be quite a few things that you can still learn.
Google has now created a new page where they list out tips and tricks for Gmail Ninjas :-).
The tips are divided into 4 different categories, White Belt for people who receive only few emails, Green belt for people who get dozen or so messages a day.
Black belt for people who get a lot of messages a day, and Gmail master for people who receive massive amounts of email message a day.
Whichever category you fall in the tips are really interesting and should definitely help you get started out or keep your email organized.Visit Gmail Tips from Google. Thanks @googleos.
So You Want to Be a Gmail Ninja? [Official Gmail Blog]
When you browse the web you send out a lot of information to sites that you visit, referrers strings are a part of the information that gets sent out, basically the referrer strings tells websites from which external website a request has come to them. Read more about Http Referrers.
This may not create a lot of problems, however sometimes it could lead to a privacy concern for users, in this series we will tell you how to disable sending referrers on different browsers, starting out with Opera.
Disabling sending HTTP Referrers in Opera is really very simple, just follow the steps listed below.
Step 1: Press F12 in a open Opera window.
Step 2: Uncheck the box next to the Send Referrer Information.
That’s it referrers will not be sent when you click on a link on a webpage in Opera. We will be dealing with other browsers soon so keep tuned to know how to do it in your favorite browsers.
One of the most annoying things that we have come across while browsing media sites is that they keep auto refreshing the pages every few minutes, though this is done to update the page for fresh news, on a limited bandwidth network it can eat up a lot of bandwidth if you have pages opened up a webpage and left it unattended.
If you are annoyed by the auto refreshing of pages, here is a simple trick to disable them in Internet Explorer, we will also be covering other browsers soon, so look out for posts to disable auto-refresh for your favorite browsers.
To disable auto-refresh or meta refresh as it is called in Internet explorer follow the simple steps listed below.
Step 1: In Internet Explorer go to Tools > Internet Options and click on the security tab.
Step 2: In the security tab click on the Custom level button towards the bottom.
Step 3: In the security settings window, scroll down till you come across the Miscellaneous group and select disable in Allow META REFRESH option and click on Ok.
That’s it the auto-refreshing of the page won’t happen once you make this change.