How to Disable Facebook Timeline on Google Chrome


Experiments are very special aspects which make us to experience certain factors which may or may not have a positive outcome. A recent experiment by Facebook developers were Facebook Timeline which have got a great response in form of mixed critics. The Developers introduced Timeline with a tag that it makes us to feel a rollback/walk-through of our history on Facebook. When a group enjoys the new feature there is still a huge number completely feels it as annoying.

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And this post is for the second group who thinks the timeline feature is pretty annoying and there is a leakage of privacy factors. If you are looking for a way to disable facebook timeline on firefox then click on the link may help you out.

[youtube width=”600″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN41LMaLQTA[/youtube]

This is for Google chrome users and the steps are as follows,

Right Click on the Chrome desktop launch icon and check for Properties option.

On the Properties window you can find the Shortcut tab, under it Target box.

Users should type the following code on Target box with respect to the operating system they use,

For Windows Vista/ Windows 7 Users : –user-agent=”Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0)”

For Windows XP Users: –user-agent=”Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1)”

Once you have done with the following steps click apply and then Ok work restart the Chrome browser and the start using Facebook with the old preview. The entire setup is completely browser dependent and it will not be active if you reinstall or remove the Chrome browser. Also this is machine dependent, you will be experiencing the old Facebook preview only on your current machine and not in other computers.

Thanks for reading and please do share this post on your social profiles to let your friends also know about this.

About the Author: Robin C

Security Consultant, Engineer, Technology Enthusiast and Blogger.

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8 Comments

  1. This would not solve the perceived “privacy” problems because it only blocks the Timeline view from your browser, not everyone else’s.  Other people who look at your Timeline will still see it in Timeline form unless they too have the browser addon installed.

  2. C:UsersemachinesAppDataLocalGoogleChromeApplicationchrome.exe -user-agent=”Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0)”
    try this code it should work

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