How to stop your social networks from distracting you

Turn off push notifications, disable automatic e-mail updates, and prevent your social networks from ruining your productivity.

By David Daw, PC World |  Networking, apps, Facebook

Firefox users should check out the similar Leechblock. Internet Explorer users are out of luck, and Safari doesn't have a real alternative either. But Mac users can try SelfControl, an OS X application that lets you create a blacklist of sites you don't want to visit and then blocks access to those sites across all browsers. Congratulations! By adopting these simple measures, you've taken a big step toward shutting out distraction and becoming more productive.

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