Cleaning Up Your Facebook Newsfeed

social media letters with facebook pulled up on phoneOftentimes when we are out in the community, we hear a lot of people saying, “I don’t get on Facebook anymore because there is TOO MUCH information on there!” They find themselves stuck in a place of wanting to stay in touch with their family and friends online, but not wanting to see a bunch of news about politics, sports, or anything else they are uninterested in.

Does this sound familiar to you? If so, we have an answer! Facebook is a very user-friendly platform, allowing users to customize their news feed so they are seeing the content they WANT to see. In this post, we will guide you through the process of ensuring your Facebook news feed is filled with more of the content you care about, and less of the content you don’t.

7 Step Process to Customizing Your Facebook News Feed

There are several ways in which you can filter out the posts you don’t want to see vs the posts you do want to see.

  1. Scroll through your news feed and find the content you want to see anymore.
  2. Click on the post you don’t want to see.
  3. You will see three dots in the top right-hand corner of the post.
  4. Click on those three dots
  5. Select “Hide Post” to hide JUST this post from your news feed
  6. Select “Temporarily Unfollow” to stop seeing posts from that specific user or page for 30 days.
  7. Select “Unfollow” to stop seeing posts from that specific user or page from here on out.

3 Ways to See More of Your Favorite Content In Your News Feed

If you’d like to see more of a certain type of content in your news feed, simply “engage” with the content you would like to see. By engaging with the content you like, Facebook will automatically start showing you more of that content in your news feed. You can do this by

  1. Liking the post
  2. Commenting on the post
  3. Sharing the post

If you’re curious in learning more about social media, feel free to email us at and we can set up a time to chat.

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