block site: Fed up with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram? Here’s

While social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram help us stay connected with our friends and family, they are also a major reason for wastage of valuable time. Here are two ways through which you can block any website, including social media site, on your computer.

1. Blocking social media website on PC
In the first method, the host file of Windows 10 can be used to block websites on any browser. Here’ a step-by-step guide:

  • * Open the File Explorer and follow the path C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc
  • * Right-click to open the host file with the help of Notepad.
  • * Now, type, followed by the social media site name you want to block. So if you want to block Twitter, you need to type
  • * Save the notepad file and the site will be blocked

2. Using Chrome Extension’s block site feature

This is one of the most preferred way to block any site. Block Site allows you to block any site without making registry changes. Here’s how you can block any socil media site using Chrome Extension’s block site feature:

  • *Install the Block Site extension on the browser
  • *Right-click on the icon of Block Site and select the tab ‘Options.’
  • *Add the webpage you wish to block.

It is pertinent to mention here that if you want to unblock the sites you have blocked using block site feature, you can follow the same process, except instead of adding the webpage, click on the ‘X’ button to remove the site from the Block Sites’ list.

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