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How to remove in-feed embedded "Facebook" ads?

If you spot seemingly ads belonging to Facebook but embedded right in your feeds, then mostly your computer is infested by some sneaky third party plugin.

"Facebook" ad appearing in feed

Fellow blogger Mike Holder provided a how-to on removing these sneaky plugin. Do carry out the following steps, not only your main browser, but ALL browsers.
  1. Go to to remove a plugin by PageRage.

  2. Go to and choose to remove all related to DropDownDeals.
Your Facebook should now be back to normal. All the best!

» The Continued “MySpacing” of Facebook: Banner Ads, Layouts and Sneaky Plugin Installs | Mike Holder Blog

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