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How to hide, unfriend, or block someone on Facebook

The Verge Friday, 11 September 2020 ()
How to hide, unfriend, or block someone on FacebookIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

These days, it’s no longer surprising when a friend or acquaintance suddenly breaks into a rant on your Facebook feed. It can be triggered by anything from a politician’s tweet to a movie spoiler to the type of mask someone’s wearing (or whether they’re wearing one at all).

If somebody on your Facebook feed has crossed what you consider to be a line, then you can use a number of methods to remove their posts — or them — from sight. You can unfriend them, block them, snooze them (so you won’t see anything from them for 30 days), or simply hide one of their entries. Here’s a rundown of how to accomplish each.

Note: All of these directions are for the “new” version of Facebook on your desktop.

*Hide a post*

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