Disable apps

Friday, January 15, 2010

Disable apps


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Why does my Facebook and Twitter status, gets updated by itself?
A user's account gets updated by an application which the user has
granted access.


Click the following to remove Applications from

Facebook

Twitter



Facebook

Whenever we want to play a quiz in Facebook, we have to allow the application special permissions.





After a user clicks the Allow button, these applications then can update a user's status message or send notifications as shown below:



The problem starts when these applications misbehave. Facebook has problems monitoring these crazy applications which are nothing but spamming users with irrelevant content.

However, there is a setting in Facebook that allows a user to remove unwanted applications.


Steps to disable or block an application in Facebook :





1. Just move your mouse on Settings at the top right corner. Click on 'Application Settings'.



2. A page will be displayed that gives a list of all applications that have access to update your Facebook account. Press the X close symbol next to the application, you want to disable.






3. A confirmation box will ask you whether you want to really remove the application. Click the Remove button.



4. A small window will confirm that the application was removed.


Twitter

In order to use an application in Twitter we have to grant some rights to it.


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The application can then post content (tweet) or provide some service to the user.

Steps to remove an application from Twitter :




1. Click on Settings at the top right hand side corner.






2. Click on Connections tab.




3. A list of applications will be shown.  Just click the Revoke access link for the application that you want to remove.
Note:  The application will be removed from this list next time you come to this page.

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