Don’t like the Like button?

If you’re like me and you don’t like the new way Facebook is trying to take over the internet, here’s a quick fix to make sure (until they change the address) they won’t follow you around.

Find your Hosts File

  • In windows, it’s c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
  • on a Mac, it’s /private/etc/hosts

Add this line:

Save it, and then just to be safe, clear your browser cache to ensure the javascript file isn’t being saved. From now on you shouldn’t see a ‘like’ button anywhere, or if you do, it shouldn’t work and shouldn’t be able to track you.

To be even more safe, get in the habit of logging out of Facebook whenever you visit it, INCLUDING ON YOUR PHONE.

– K

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