Some of the important features of the Seen Blocker addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Seen Blocker.
In short, Seen Blocker allows you to read your messages without notifying your friend about your seen status. Hence, when the extension is enabled your friends wont see the 'Seen' label when you read their messages. To further protect your privacy, seen blocker also blocks a few more reports such as '.. is typing' report. The extension can simply be activated from the toolbar button and it will preserve its last activation status across sessions..
3 Reasons to Use Seen Blocker
Disables sending read reports to your friends
Allows seen notification from friends
Can be easily toggled on and off from the toolbar button
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What's new in this version?
See our version history page at the Firefox add-ons site for details about this update.
2. What is Seen Blocker?
Seen Blocker is a light-weight browser extension that prevents seen notification being sent to server and hence your friends wont be able to verify you have read their chats. The extension however lets you see the seen notification of your friends during chats.
3. How can I download the source code for Seen Blocker?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How does Seen Blocker work?
The logic behind this extension is very simple. Whenever you type something or activate the chat window, a signal is sent to server to notify your your friends about your new status. This extension acts as a Firewall and prevents these kinds of reports being populated by blocking them before propagation.
5. How can I activate the extension?
Once this extension is installed, there's nothing really much you need to do. Just click on the toolbar button. When the toolbar button is an empty circle all reports are blocked. You can always hover your mouse over the toolbar icon to see the activation message on the tooltip.
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