Do you hate the My Birthday Calendar app as much as I do? I receive multiple requests from the annoying My Birthday Calendar app every day. Additionally, there were rumors saying this app was malicious, however, CNN published an article stating that the My Birthday Calendar app is harmless and Snopes.com confirmed it as well. Either way, we’re here to show you how to block My Birthday Calendar on Facebook similar to the way we did with BranchOut last year.
How to Block My Birthday Calendar on Facebook
Click the gear icon on the top of your Facebook Page and select Privacy Settings
Select “Blocking” from the column of commands on the left hand side of the screen
Scroll down to the bottom of the next screen until you reach the Block Apps Section. Start typing My Birthday Calendar in the text book. When the pesky app shows up, click on it and it will be added to your list of blocked apps on Facebook.
You can thank me later for all the free time you’ll have now that you’re no longer receiving those pesky My Birthday Calendar app requests on Facebook. Please note that you can block all applications on Facebook with the above method. I have 132 blocked applications to date. I can’t stand receiving Farmville, BranchOut or anything else. I did have a quick stint with Bejeweled but that was long ago when I had free time!
Although the My Birthday Calendar app is harmless, it’s important to remember that some apps on Facebook are mining for data. Be very careful about which apps you choose to use. Even if your friends choose to trust various applications, that doesn’t mean you need to do likewise. You have to remember that these applications are free for you to use and why would any company create free apps? It’s not for your pleasure and enjoyment, trust me! To see the apps that you’ve currently approved on your Facebook page, go to your App Settings Page. You’ll be amazed by how many you’ve allowed!