Now, thanks to a Greasemonkey script authored by Matt Shaulis, you can take on the real-time feeds without being constantly updated with a barrage of updates as other FriendFeed users participate with comments and likes on the feed.
So if you're a FireFox user, and a FriendFeed user, and run Greasemonkey, you can make the new beta a little quieter and a little more palatable, if the constant stream isn't quite your thing.
To get started, start FireFox and head to:
Make sure your Greasemonkey is enabled.
One Typical Entry With Likes and Comments
The Same Entry With the Greasemonkey Script Installed
The next time you start up the FriendFeed beta, you'll see a busy feed has been significantly silenced. And of course, if you ever want to get back the core elements of FriendFeed that make it social, just turn it off.