Decreased Productivity is a free extension for Chrome that allows you to "hide" open pages on your PC. The tool does this by camouflaging the sites with a neutral color and erasing the images. Thus, the look of social networks and any other type of website is completely uncharacterized, making it difficult for others to identify it.
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In the following tutorial, check out how to install and use the Decreased Productivity extension to browse more privately. The procedure was carried out in the version of Google Chrome for macOS, but the tips also apply to users of Windows PCs.
Chrome extension makes it difficult to identify websites Photo: Melissa Cruz / dnetc
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Step 1. Access the download page for the Decreased Productivity extension in dnetc Downloads and press the "download" button;
Access the extension page to download it Photo: Reproduo / dnetc
Step 2. Select the option "Use in Chrome" and confirm the installation in "Add extension";
Install the extension on Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. Now, whenever you want to camouflage a page, just click on the extension button, in the upper right corner of the window;
Click on the cone to camouflage the current site Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. The images will be hidden and the page will immediately take on white tones, reminiscent of Wikipedia. To return to normal, just click again on the extension cone.
Page will be unrecognizable Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Ready! Take advantage of tips for more private browsing using the extensive Decreased Productivity in Chrome.
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