The browser extension Social Fixer is now positioning itself as the solution to all that damn politics on Facebook. A sample filter:
Here is an example to start with:
(If you want details on exactly what this means, read more below.)
Now click “Move to Tab” and enter a tab name, like “Politics”. All posts that match this filter will be moved to this new tab in your Facebook stream. If you want to just hide the posts altogether, you can click the “Hide” box instead.
I’m not about to claim I speak regex like a native, but I can generally comprehend what it’s trying to do.
Still, this doesn’t strike me as something I really need. I have FB friends to my left and to my right; I figure if they’re yelling across the aisle at one another, it might prevent me from falling into the nearest echo chamber.