How to view photos on Facebook without popups: As you have surely noticed, several changes have been made to the Facebook. Among the most obvious is the mode of viewing the photos, which now open in pop-up-style black boxes instead of in the classic pages of the site. A real nuisance, right?
Then put a big smile on your face, because if you use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome as your browser, you can view photos on Facebook without popups and return to the classic pages of the social network by installing a simple script called Facebook Photo Theater Killer. How? Here is all explained in detail.
If you use Firefox, before installing Facebook Photo Theater Killer you need to install a browser add-on needed to run the scripts: Greasemonkey. Then connect to this page of the Mozilla Addons website, click on the green button Add to Firefox and, in the window that opens, first click on Install now and then on Restart Firefox to complete the Greasemonkey installation and restart Firefox.
With the browser restarted, you can proceed with the installation of the script Facebook Photo Theater Killer. To do this, connect to this page of the Userscripts site, click on the green button Install and, in the window that opens, click on the button Install to complete the script installation.
If your default browser is not Firefox but Chrome, you can install Facebook Photo Theater Killer without having to use any add-ons. All you have to do is connect to this page of the Userscripts site and click on the green button first Install and then on Keep it going (bottom left) e Install to complete the operation.
At this point, you will be free to view photos on Facebook without popups without taking further action. Just click on any photo on Facebook and it will open in the classic image viewing page instead of in the new black box.
Wishes view photos on Facebook without popups but don’t want to install scripts in your browser? You can use a little trick that disables the black box of Facebook photos for individual images manually (so you have to do it again for each photo you decide to view).
What is it about? To reload the page in the browser as soon as a photo is displayed by pressing the F5 key on the computer keyboard or clicking on the button Reload of the browser toolbar. Easy, right?