Facebook Adds Simpler Ways for Users to Remove Third Party Applications

Facebook is giving its users a new way to limit applications as part of the privacy settings changes it announced today. The changes probably won’t lead to massive drops in Platform traffic, but should make it easier for users to fully remove apps they don’t like.

Here’s a detailed look.

Located as a link within the new “Choose Your Privacy Settings” page in the main user account interface, you now have a single page to edit the access that you have previously provided to any application or web site.

The “What you’re using” section of this page shows you the total number of applications and web sites that you’re sharing data with, along with thumbnails of a random selection of them. It also includes two buttons, one that lets you “Remove unwanted or spammy applications” and another, as promised, that allows you to “Turn off all platform applications.”

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