There are many reasons why someone might want to hide last seen on Facebook chat in Google Chrome or Firefox. Privacy is a very sensitive subject matter which I’m sure the owner of Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg takes very seriously these days. Especially after the recent happenings with Cambridge analytical.

Even after that whole saga, there is still no way to hide last seen on Facebook chat in Google or Firefox till now without using a plug-in. You would think something as important as not wanting others to see your last seen would have been made available on Facebook itself and not going through a plug-in. Maybe Facebook needs to look into this and make sure this Option is added to their site.

Some people take their privacy seriously while others don’t care if their last seen is seen or not. If you take your privacy Seriously and would like to keep your last seen on your Facebook chat to yourself. Then you would have to make do with Plug-ins until Facebook decides to add an option for it on their website.

How To Hide Last Seen On Facebook Chat In Google Chrome & FireFox

Unfortunately, like I said earlier there is no way to achieve this without using plug-ins. On both the Google Chrome browser and Firefox browser so let’s get on with it.

Using Chrome

  • Make sure you have the latest version of Chrome installed. If you don’t then Update to the latest version before moving on to the next step.
  • Launch the Google Chrome Browser and Click on The Unseen For Facebook Plug-in for Chrome Browser.

  • Click On Add To Desktop at the top right corner to Download and Activate the feature to block the last seen on Facebook.

  • Once activated it should show Added To Chrome.

  • Now, Go Back to Chrome Homepage and Log On to Facebook. You will the active Plug-in at the top right hand corner of the screen.

That’s it. You can now read all the messages you want without being seen by anyone. Cool right?

Using FireFox

  • Open the FireFox Browser and Click On The Facebook Stealth Plug-in which is somewhat the same as the Unseen for Facebook Plug-in on Google Chrome.
  • Download, Install and Activate it.

  • You can now Log on to Facebook and read messages in Stealth mode.

  • There are other plug-ins you can use to get the same results as this but this is by far the simplest. The rest requires a little bit of in-depth tech knowledge which might be confusing to most people.


    Privacy is a very serious and delicate subject and the power to disclose such an information as last seen on Facebook should be with the user. Now that you know how to hide last seen on Facebook chat in Google Chrome or Firefox, the ball is now in your court.

    You can choose not to use it if you don’t care about it, or Activate it immediately if you care about your privacy. Either way, You get to decide.

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