Facebook 'extras'

mimilmAugust 2, 2012


How do I get rid of extras that have been appearing on

my FB page? I have things from Coors Light, Barack Obama,

Sears, and a few more things. I don't ever remember clicking on to any of these ads. They take up a lot of my space!!!

Anyone else have the same problem???

Thank You

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Facebook is not free but some may think so. It is paid advertising similar to that you may see once in a while on TV. FB is down to about $21 ($38 at the beginning) on the market and FB is trying to get some revenue. Zuckerberg's fortune is in jeopardy.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 8:07AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I don't have any ads. Firefox with Adblock Plus installed.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 9:19AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Move your mouse out to the right of the ads in your Wall or whatever its called .. and magically an x or drop down box appears.
There you can hide them or mark them to go away forever.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 1:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Richard (chuggerguy)

Even when I disable ad-blocking I only occasionally get a couple small ads in the right column.

If you're seeing more than that, have you installed any ad-ons to style/enhance Facebook? Some of those add their own ads.
Maybe this will help: https://www.facebook.com/help/adware

If I found nothing there, I'd look in "Add/Remove Programs" for anything suspicious.

And of course, run my scans.

I'm no expert though, just relating what I'd probably do.

BTW, a screenshot might help someone to recognize whether you're experiencing typical Facebook ads or something more obnoxious/intrusive.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 3:21PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

hi, Thank you all for your help!!

    Bookmark   August 5, 2012 at 5:03AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Still using XP with no problems.
Just thought this might interest those who are doing...
Outlook problem bugging me
From my email program outlook 2013 I keep getting a...
Someone have a link for free Chrome browser?
I have been having troubles downloading files from...
Adobe flash player and pdf reader installation on Win8
I have a new Win 8 touch screen laptop. I've been using...
Need help turning old computer into HTPC
I have an old computer. c2001. Motherboard is a D865GBF,...
Pooh Bear
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™