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Post by ajnspencer » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:46 am

Hi,

Lord knows removing stuff from Facebook is usually a pleasure, but I've noticed recently that EasyList is removing all page posts from my News Feed and Pages feed. This isn't ads or "page stories you may like" and that kind of nuisance but all content from pages I've asked to see.

The feed loads normally but then you can see them being plucked away by the Display:None Fairy with nary a 50p left in it's place. It's anything that not a friend status, links, videos, images, all are hidden.

It's definitely the EasyList filter doing it as I've tested switching bits of Adblock Plus off and on, and the only time it happens is when EasyList is active, either on it's own or with others. I've tried searching for differences in the individual feed stories to see if I can spot a common thread that would block A but leave B, but couldn't find anything myself.

I've got no personal filters yet (new PC) and both Adblock Plus and the filter are fully updated and the newest versions, on fully updated Chrome. Any ideas would be gratefully received as I'd rather not stop using EasyList and definitely don't want to whitelist Facebook...

Thanks!

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Post by xegara » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:10 am

Same issue here for a few weeks now using uBlock Origin. I can see articles loading in the feed, and they instantly get removed, causing loading of articles until they are all hidden.

I'm actually surprised that this has not been fixed yet, considering the amount of people using Facebook daily. This made me think that it might be a conflicting issue with another addon or another filter, though my troubleshooting in that regard has been unsuccessful.

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Post by intense » Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:09 am

Provide some info: uBo version, browser version, all the filter lists enabled in uBo (or other adblocker).

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Post by rhanajoy » Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:34 pm

We've been getting similar reports for a few weeks now. I kept thinking someone would report it. Our users tell us that it's not just posts in their news feed that are disappearing. They're using Chrome, but since other posters here are reporting the same issues with ABP and uBO, and one of our users is seeing the same thing in Vivaldi, this doesn't appear to be a browser- or ad blocker-specific issue. Our developer thinks there may be a problem with one or more hiding filters in EasyList.

Here are three reports:
Facebook has implemented a tagging method on their comment boxes. This applies to posts from news sources. You will see a line of @name with the comment box. With Adblock enabled, when you click in the comment box the entire post disappears in no more than 2 seconds. With Adblock disabled, the posts do not disappear. I have spent approximately 3 days debugging this action by disabling one by one any and all extensions and finally zeroed in on Adblock being the problem.
1.Open Facebook News feed
2.Open comments of a post or a video
3.The post is hidden
few weeks ago Facebook started to act very weird and I've found AdBlock is causing these issues.

What is happening:
1) some posts disappear while scrolling through News Feed, it seems its mostly random, I can see them for a second or so, then they are gone
2) if I try to see comments below post displayed on News Feed, that post disappears immediatly everytime
3) same happens when I try to like or react to the post - it disappears after clicking like button
4) all of these happen only on News Feed, if I open some FB page (e.g. 9GAG) and find very same post everything is okay
5) if I turn AdBlock off and then refresh there are no issues, when I turn AdBlock on and refresh again issues come back (observed for longer time).

This might be a hint - first time I noticed issues about time when Facebook shuted down Explore Feed, which they were testing in few countries. I thought problems with post are just some minor issue until they fully revert from Explore Feed back to News Feed, but it is actually AdBlock thing. Maybe they implemented some code that is preventing AdBlock to work properly. I tried on Chrome and Vivaldi browser - happens on both.
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Post by intense » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:06 pm

@rhanajoy You should ask your users to watch the logger and report what hiding filters are triggered.

I cannot reproduce the issue in uBo/ ABP.

The sponsored articles could quickly flash and then disappear but this is expected.

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Post by rhanajoy » Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:17 pm

Yup, that should happen for sponsored and suggested posts, but not for comments and normal posts. I'll ask our more technically-minded users to try that and report what they see. If they get back to me, I'll post their results here. Thanks!
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Post by intense » Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:32 pm

Who has the issue in this thread could test these filters

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facebook.com#@?#div[id^="hyperfeed_story_id_"]:-abp-has(input[data-next-question-id])
facebook.com#@?#div[id^="hyperfeed_story_id_"]:-abp-has(a[href="#"]:-abp-contains(Char))
facebook.com#@?#div[id^="hyperfeed_story_id_"]:-abp-has(a[href="#"]:-abp-contains(Sp))
facebook.com#@?#div[id^="hyperfeed_story_id_"]:-abp-has(a[href="#"]:-abp-contains(Spon))

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Post by xegara » Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:19 am

That works as a temporary workaround.

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Post by intense » Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:52 am

added in uBo, waiting for easylist authors
https://github.com/uBlockOrigin/uAssets ... 82ce7954f4

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Post by smed79 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:50 am

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Post by stobber » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:12 am

static filter rule

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||facebook.com/xti.php?
blocks Facebook's news feed.
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Post by intense » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:28 am

No issues on FB for me.

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Post by fanboy » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:03 am

Not aware of any issues with fb atm?

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Post by amoisidis » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:53 am

Hi you guys,

Awesome tool. It’s wonderful. Unfortunately, it does not solve the problem completely. Zuckerberg and his gang of [censored] cannot block the account anymore, now they disable the account. Is there anyway to block this action of inactivation of account?

Many thanks
Tony
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Post by Reporter » Fri May 18, 2018 1:54 pm

Go to any Facebook group.
Comment any post by uploading a gif image or some image.
The image appears to be uploaded successfully, but will fail when you press enter.

Note: Your account have to be on the new comment interface. The comment is in a grey speech bubble.
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Post by intense » Fri May 18, 2018 2:49 pm

Open your adblocker's logger and see what filters are triggered while uploading the gif file

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