How to hide my posts from some friends on Facebook: Facebook is your favorite social network, you use it daily to keep in touch with your friends and share everything about you with them. Unfortunately, however, among your contacts there are people with whom you do not have great relationships and, consequently, you do not want them to see the posts you publish, or at least not all of them. You then went to Google with a question printed in your head: “how to hide my posts from some friends on facebook? ”, And you ended up on this tutorial of mine.
Well: I’m happy to let you know that you ended up in the right place at the right time! In today’s guide, in fact, I will show you how to hide posts from some friends on Facebook using an Android device, an iPhone, an iPad or a computer, using the official Facebook website or its application for Windows 10. I’ll explain , therefore, how to change your privacy settings to hide posts from some users, without having to block them or remove them from your friends list. In addition, I will also show you another method to limit the viewing of posts to some users, using the Facebook restriction list.
I bet you can’t wait to consult this guide of mine, right? Perfect, then don’t delay any longer and get to work immediately: sit down comfortably and carefully read the procedures that I will provide you in the next chapters. I’m sure, by the end of reading, you’ll be able to hide the posts from some of your friends with absolute ease. At this point, all that remains is to wish you a good read!
Create a Facebook post hidden from some friends
Smartphones and tablets
On smartphones and tablets, using the Facebook (which is available for Android And iOS), you can easily create a new post by limiting its view to some friends. To do this, start the app via its icon on the home screen and, on the main screen, tap on the box What are you thinking about?, so you can start composing your post.
At this point, type the text, add the images, videos or any other element concerning what you want to publish and tap on the item Friends (or All) that you find under yours first name, in order to expand the selection relating to the audience to which the content will be addressed.
In the screen that is shown to you, choose the option Friends except, to choose to share the post with all friends except those you select. You will be presented with a list with all your friends, which you can filter using the search bar Search for a friend or a list located at the top. So you just have to tap on shot located next to them to select them, so as to insert them in the viewing restriction on that specific post.
With that done, you’re using the Facebook app for Android, tap the icon twice in succession arrow pointing left, located at the top left, in order to return to the post to be published. If you use iOSInstead, after selecting the user to not show your post to, tap the button twice in a row end, which you find at the top right.
Very well: we’re almost there. Now you simply have to tap on the button Share, located at the top right, and the post will be shown to all your friends, except those you have entered in the restriction.
On PC, through the official Facebook website or the Facebook application for Windows 10, you can hide a post from one or more friends in a similar way to what has already been seen in previous chapter dedicated to mobile devices.
If you use Facebook through his website, click the box above What are you thinking about [nome]? to compose a post. Once this is done, click on the wording Friends or All, which you find next to the item News section, to expand the post sharing settings.
From the options that are shown to you, then choose the one named Friends except and select the friends you want to hide the post from by clicking on shot that you find alongside. When you have chosen one or more friends, you just have to press the button Save your changes, to confirm the operation, and then on the key Share, to publish the post.
If you use theFacebook application for Windows 10, on its main screen, click What are you thinking about? and, after filling out the post, press the words Friends or All, which you find under your name.
In the box that appears, then choose the option Friends except and select the friends you want to hide the post from, activating the shot next to. When you have completed the operation, press the button end and click the button Publish, to put the post online on your wall.
In addition to the steps that I have indicated in the previous paragraphs, through the Facebook website you can configure the privacy settings of the posts so that the restriction on some friends is always taken into consideration for each post you publish.
This can be done by accessing the panel Settings, reachable by clicking on the ▼ icon, located at the top right, and selecting the appropriate item. In the screen that is shown to you, click on the tab Privacy, which you find on the sidebar, and then press the button Edit, next to the item Who can see your future posts.
Again, click on the wording Friends or All, to view sharing options. Then choose the one named Friends except, select the friends to hide the posts from and then click on Save your changes.
Edit a post on Facebook to hide from some friends
If you have already published a post on Facebook with your friends, but now you do not want it to be seen by a specific friend, in the next chapters I will explain in detail how to change the privacy settings of a post.
Smartphones and tablets
To change a post’s privacy settings via the Facebook for Android And iOS, log into your profile and locate the post you need to take action on. Once this is done, click on the icon (…), located in the upper right corner of the latter and, in the screen that is shown to you, select the option Change privacy.
At this point, you must follow the same procedures that I indicated in the previous chapter: then tap on the item Friends except and select one or more friends you want to hide your posts from. After that, come on Android presses the icon of arrow pointing left, which you find at the top left; on iOSinstead, tap the button end, which you find at the top right, in order to return to the post.
If you want to change the privacy of a post already published on Facebook from a PC, the procedure you must follow differs if you are using the official website of the social network or the Facebook application for Windows 10. Let’s go in order.
If you are acting from the Facebook website, find the post for which you want to change the privacy settings and click the icon with two men (Friends) or del globe (All), which you find right under yours first name, alongside the date.
Once this is done, in the box that is shown to you, click on the item Friends except and select one or more friends you want to hide the post from. After completing this operation, press the button Save your changes, so as to validate the new privacy settings.
If you use theapplication for Windows 10instead, after identifying the post to be edited, click on the icon (…) that you find in the upper right corner of the latter and select the option Edit privacy, in the screen you see. With that done, choose the option Friends except and select one or more friends from the list. At this point, press the key end, located at the top right, twice in a row, to confirm the modification of the post’s privacy.
How to hide all Facebook posts from some friends
In addition to the procedures I explained to you in the previous chapters, Facebook provides another tool to limit the display of posts to friends: the list With restrictions. This list is intended to show members only public posts or posts on which they are tagged.
Add a friend to the list With restrictions allows you to hide any non-public post, without the need to change the privacy settings from time to time.
Look for a Facebook friend in the list With restrictions, reach his profile and then tap on the button Friends. Once this is done, in the box that is shown to you, select the item Edit friends list (on Android), Edit friend lists (on iOS), Add to another list (on the official Facebook website) or Edit friends lists (on the application for Windows 10).
Once this is done, scroll through the different items you see on the screen, until you find the one called With restrictions. After selecting it, the user will be immediately added to this list, if you have acted from the Android app or the website; if you are using the iOS app or the Windows 10 app, you will need to press the key end at the top right, to confirm your choice.