Facebook: How to Limit Who Can See Your Recent Games and App Activity (How to Stop Annoying Your Friends)

Posted February 11, 2011 by Rob Rogers in Internet

If you are a Facebook gamer, whether it be Farmville, Cityville, Mafia Wars, etc., the games have you post things for your gaming friends. Unfortunately, it also will hit your friends that have no interest in playing these games. After a while, this can be quite annoying for them. They will end up hiding posts from you or maybe just dump you all together. Here’s how to only let your friends that are fellow neighbors and game players see your game activity.

1. Go to Facebook and login to your account.

2. Go to the upper-right corner, click Account and select Privacy Settings.

3. Go down to the Apps and Websites section and click Edit your settings.

4. Go to Game and app activity and click the associated dropdown button.

5. Select Customize.

6. At the top of the pop-up window, in the Make this visible to section, click the dropdown and select Specific people.

7. A textbox will appear. Use the textbox to input the names of the friends that you play games with and wish to share your game activity.

After you have added all of your fellow gamers, click the Save settings button.

 

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  • Melissa Adkins Andrews

    What if you do not have a listing for “Game and app activity”? Mine is not listed. Please help!

  • Happyjoyhope

    i don’t have “game and app activity” under the ‘Apps and Websites” also.. Only “Info accessible through your friends”, “Instant personalization” & “Public search” are listed. Pls advise. thanks 🙂

  • http://MSN Mary V. Gutierrez

    Tow weeks ago I notice that my favorite game City Ville was not working,
    I did not only called ZYNGA but also wrote them to let them know what was
    happening. The people to whom I spoke too wore verry undestending and nice, but the results I have gotten and waitting are not.

    I am not an export on things of the internet, but my resons for trying to resolve all of this is that I have spend money on this Game and it is not just
    a $1.00 Dls
    I want to let you know that the Game are Okay, but not the way the system
    works.

    Sincerely,

    Mary V. Gutierrez