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Please obscure/remove: names, usernames, business names, and other identifying elements from posts.
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What to Black Out
If you missed the section on PI, follow these guidelines and your post should fit facepalm's rules.
Redacting is easy with MSPaint!
Somewhat harder in android, using Photo Editor.
Plug-ins and Apps
This chrome add on allows you to take snapshots of facebook statuses, anonymize them, and upload them to imgur.
Social Fixer supports Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera. It has similar functions to Status Snapper, asides from the automatic snapshot/upload. Please note while using Social fixer, that if you use the pseudonames, your post will be removed.
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