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SocialReviver lets you customize the social network Facebook in various ways.
SocialReviver is the result of merging FB Chat Sidebar Disabler and New Profile Disabler.

Features

  • Disable the new Profiles and Pages layout ("Timeline") and return to the Classic 2011 Profiles. (NOTE: this is NOT an user-agent switcher!)
  • Disable the new 2013 Home Layout ("Less Clutter") and return to the Classic Layout.
  • Disable the new 2014 Home Layout ("Litestand Classic") and get the old News Feed and Groups style back.
  • Disable the Chat Sidebar and return to the Old Normal Chat.
  • Use Friend Lists in Chat to limit your availability and group your Chat contacts.
  • Don't let your friends know when you read the messages they send to you in chat (experimental feature).
  • Link the name in chat windows titlebar to contact's profile.
  • Revert the blue top bar to the old style one.
  • Stick the blue top bar at the top of the window.
  • Add a shadow below the blue top bar.
  • Enable or disable extension features via a settings panel.
  • And many other small but useful features!

(Please note that the new profile gets disabled only in your browser; your friends will see the old version of your profile only if they have installed this extension.)

Changelog

Version 4.4.6 (2015/08/27):

  • Added option to disable the grouping of contacts by friend lists in the Old Chat.
  • Added option to hide the notifications popup in the blue top bar, always or only while using games.
  • Fixed the Old Chat that sometimes was not working.
  • Fixed the Classic Blue Bar Account menu that was not appearing sometimes after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Blue Bar menu order that was sometimes reversed after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile and Home posts Like button that was not changing to "Unlike" for liked posts after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed some minor issues.

Version 4.4.5 (2015/08/20):

  • Fixed many critical issues with latest FB changes.
  • Fixed the Old Chat that was not working anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Blue Bar that was not working correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile Wall that was not being displayed correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile Byline that was oopsing when loading the Wall or Info tabs after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed videos in Classic Profile posts that were not being displayed correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile post comments that were not being displayed correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile videos album that was not being displayed correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Home composer and welcome box that were not being displayed correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Events and Birthdays pages that were not being displayed correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the photo viewer that was misbehaving on smaller monitor resolutions (eg. netbooks) after recent FB changes.
  • Added option to hide flash notifications in the lower-left corner of the screen, always or only while using games.
  • Fixed some minor issues.

Version 4.4.4 (2015/04/23):

  • Fixed small delay in extension loading that could have happened sometimes after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed Old Chat tabs that were not behaving properly sometimes when receiving a new message after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed friend selector in Old Chat that was not allowing the user to add friends to a conversation anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile that was not being rendered correctly anymore when switching tabs after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed videos in Classic Profile Posts that were not being displayed correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed some minor issues.

Version 4.4.3 (2015/04/05):

  • Fixed the Classic Blue Bar Account menu that was not behaving properly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed Old Chat tabs that were not behaving properly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Old Chat Contact List search that was not behaving properly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Old Chat friend list reordering that was not working anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed videos in Classic Profile Posts that were not being displayed correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the search box in the Classic Blue Bar that was not being shown correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed Classic Groups that were not being rendered correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile Wall that was not always being rendered correctly after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile photo albums and videos sections that were not being loaded correctly sometimes.
  • Fixed the Classic Home right column that was not behaving correctly anymore while scrolling the page after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed some minor issues.

Version 4.4.2 (2014/12/17):

  • Fixed Old Chat buddy list that sometimes wasn't opening anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the blue top bar that was not behaving correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed various issues with internal error handling not working correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed Old Chat buddy list that sometimes scrolled to top automatically, against the user's will, on its reload, after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed Old Chat that was not handling the Idle status correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Added option to list idle friends (who have FB open but are not using it) in the Old Chat contact list.
  • Fixed some minor issues.

Version 4.4.1 (2014/11/30):

  • Fixed many critical issues with latest FB changes.
  • Fixed delay in extension loading after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the blue bar that was not being loaded consistently after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the extension settings that were not showing in the Smurfbar Account menu after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile Wall that was showing posts with bad border and padding.
  • Fixed the Classic Profile that was not showing action buttons at the top-right corner of the page after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Info tab in Classic User Profile that was not working anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed some profile pictures that were not being loaded anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed Info, Photos and Insights tabs in Fan Pages that were not showing up correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the Chat Bubbles Style toggler that was not working correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the option to hide the right column inside games that was not working correctly anymore after recent FB changes.
  • Fixed the search box in the Friends tab of the Old Profile.
  • Fixed profile picture in the Account menu that could have been blurry for some users.
  • Fixed some minor issues.

Version 4.5 (yet to be released):

  • FIXME Classic Profile for Fan Pages with the updated Timeline (codename Finch).
  • FIXME the Chat buddy list in the home left column that was not working anymore after recent FB changes.

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Disclaimer

The extension is not an official product from Facebook, Inc. SocialReviver was not made by Facebook, Inc.
Facebook is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc. Please read terms of use before installing.

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