Android app for purging your Facebook history is conveniently named Exfoliate

Android app for purging your Facebook history is conveniently named Exfoliate
As if to prove that we are to have an app for everything one day, Exfoliate for Facebook in Android Market is taking care of one dreaded question - how to get rid of the flattering or not entirely so Facebook history.

Zuckerberg's social network has the tendency to keep every little bit of personal info we divulge to it, and makes it hard to erase it, so an easy way to do it might be just what the doctor ordered.

The app can purge your comments, likes, posts and so on, not only on your Wall, but also whatever footprints you have left on other people's profiles. We can imagine such a cleansing exercise should come extremely handy if you are applying for a job right out of college, getting rid of all those beer pong tags and "gone wild" videos.

You can set Exfoliate to delete everything - photos, comments, likes, posts - from three years to three months back in time. The downside is that the app takes eons to complete all the scrubbing, so it's wise to use it for a few hours at home on your Wi-Fi network. It will be available for iOS users as well, and is now $2.99 on Android Market, which is a small price to pay for conveniently wiping your Facebook history, which nobody's going to look at more than three months back anyway, and start posting only serious stuff in time for that serious interview.

source: ExfoliateforFacebook (Android Market) via CNET



1. arcq12

Posts: 733; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

for clever cheaters.

2. rendHELL

Posts: 304; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

for those who have dirty little secrets...

3. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

gotta say, thats a darn useful app. bet they make a small mint off of that.

4. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Yeah, I like this idea.

5. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Wow, you can already do this for free via some handy dandy javascripts at

6. xiobnb

Posts: 74; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

This is very useful to those who have a "bad history" ..but I seriously think that facebook itself should have this function

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