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01 September 2010 @ 08:10 am
Get rid of the Facebook/Twitter buttons!  
In two easy steps! A huge hat-tip to just_chiara who linked to this originally!

1) First of all, install the Greasemonkey add-on for Firefox.
2) Then go to this page and hit the "install" button.
3) ??
4) Profit!
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♥ Leta: Hawk & Trap // Prayerprettybird on September 1st, 2010 12:48 pm (UTC)
Oh thank you.
Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 1st, 2010 12:58 pm (UTC)
But of course :)
Darkamberdarkamber on September 1st, 2010 01:20 pm (UTC)
Neat! Thanks!
Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 1st, 2010 01:23 pm (UTC)
you're quite welcome. :)
Jen: Bowie - Hmmm....caithion on September 1st, 2010 01:57 pm (UTC)
So, this just deletes them to your view, but not to others' when they look at your journal?

I guess I'd rather know the evil lurking there. *sigh*
Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 1st, 2010 02:03 pm (UTC)
Yeah, it's only for your viewing convenience. If other people want to share your post on facebook and it's public, they can do that anyway; this just makes it that much frickin easier... >.> For me it's useful because when i type a comment I always hit tab-space to post it, instead of clicking the post button with my mouse, and the new positioning of the buttons made that impossible... also because they're fugly. But yeah, it doesn't block your posts from being shared by others or anything.
Jencaithion on September 1st, 2010 03:02 pm (UTC)
Hrm. Ah well. Livejournal is always changing.

Well, gives me an excuse to clean house like I've been meaning to for years, without offending anyone. ;)
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Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 1st, 2010 02:14 pm (UTC)
well that's because you have unflappable!misha to keep you company in your icon :D
saavikam77: Dean/Sam Seancesaavikam77 on September 1st, 2010 02:17 pm (UTC)
Thanks for posting the install stuff for Greasemonkey, hon! I had no idea what that was or how to install the code fix, but now I've got everything installed and it's all working perfectly, and with minimal clicking. XD

My gods, I HATE this new FB/Twitter crosspost crap. D:
Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 1st, 2010 02:18 pm (UTC)
awesome, so glad it worked for you. :D and me thinks you are in the majority w/your opinion.

how you been sweetie? *snuggles*
saavikam77: Dean/Sam Hugsaavikam77 on September 1st, 2010 02:53 pm (UTC)
I seriously don't get why or how LJ could do this without even *considering* that the majority of LJ users would find this to be an invasion of privacy. *mind boggles*

*breathes*

Anyway!

I'm doing otherwise well, hon. Been trying to take care of myself better, and the house, and finish a bunch of ficcish stuff (inc. the Sam/Dean fic I owe you ^_~). Same old, same old, I suppose. :p

*smishes back*
Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 1st, 2010 02:54 pm (UTC)
You owe me a Sam/Dean fic?

I mean, um THAT'S RIGHT! YOU OWE ME A SAM/DEAN FIC!! *snerk* :DDD
saavikam77: Dean Leersaavikam77 on September 1st, 2010 03:02 pm (UTC)
It's smut for your birthday, IIRC. :p I just need to get my SPN muses riled up again. XD
Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 1st, 2010 03:11 pm (UTC)
I love your muses and I love you and i especially love that lustful!Deanfais.

glad to hear you are doing well!
saavikam77: Dean Leersaavikam77 on September 1st, 2010 03:24 pm (UTC)
Heehee!! XD

Love you, too, hon! *smishes more* ^____^
carma_baby: Thank Youcarma_baby on September 1st, 2010 05:22 pm (UTC)
Thank you. For serio. Silly lj and its wanting rl and lj and fb to colide.
Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 1st, 2010 05:52 pm (UTC)
my pleasure. <3
twfftwtfwftw on September 2nd, 2010 06:01 pm (UTC)
Aw shoot, I was hoping there was a way to actually disable them. I don't EVER want to cross-post; I try to remember to log out of FB when I'm not using it, but I don't always remember, and I've had programs talk to each other without my permission before...

(...which is possibly relevant for you, actually: if you have a gmail account linked to your iPhone, you may want to double-check that your phone isn't automatically emailing Memos from your phone to your email account (...or is, if that's your preference). I got a bad shock when, after updating my iPhone software, the phone started doing that without telling me. I have some stuff on my phone I don't want to share with Google, thanks).
Tiptoe39tiptoe39 on September 2nd, 2010 06:05 pm (UTC)
Hrrm. I can't imagine how you could cross-post without your knowledge. Of course anyone can link to a public post from anywhere on the web if it's public.

I'll keep an eye out for evil malicious e-mail sharing on the iPhone. Thanks!
twfftwtfwftw on September 2nd, 2010 06:18 pm (UTC)
Hee. I know it doesn't sound like a big deal, but I used to draft fic snippets in Memos before I got the Editor program, and I don't like the idea of those floating around in a gmail account that (literally) has my name on it.

(FB vs. linking to a public post is the same, for me: link away, just don't attach my RL name).