Bitstrips: the buzz or buzz off?

By admin
20 November 2013

Bitstrips is all the buzz right now! This trending app allows you to turn yourself and friends you have on Facebook into cartoon characters ready for cartoon strips to create and share via social media.

The caricatures have been a huge hit and allow the creator to illustrate status updates such as these:

Or, create situational comics with friends:

But the fun visual means of communicating via Bitstrips has flooded many Facebook feeds leaving some people quite annoyed with the craze.

Here’s how you can remove Bitstrips invitations from friends:

  • Go to “Account Settings” in the upper right-hand corner of your Facebook page.
  • Under the dropdown menu select “Privacy Settings”.
  • Then, on the left-hand side select “Blocking”.
  • Scroll all the way down to “Block apps” and type in Bitstrips. As you type, the app will show up. And that’s it!

Here’s how you can remove Bitstrips from your Facebook newsfeed:

  • When someone posts their Bitstrips cartoon, simply click on the arrow on the upper right-hand corner of the image. When the arrow drops down, select “Hide all from Bitstrips”. And voila!

-Faiza Mallick (@MsFaiza)

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