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How to hide posts on Facebook

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How to hide posts on Facebook: “But are you always around? That’s why you never do your homework!“. Apparently, your math teacher is a pretty nosy guy – check your Facebook posts to see if you’re having fun with your friends instead of studying. How do you say? You don’t want to give up posting the good times spent in the company of your peers and you would like to limit the number of people who can view them, but you don’t know how to hide posts on facebook? So let me help you solve your problem!

If you give me a few minutes of your free time, I can explain how to change the privacy settings of the posts you publish on Facebook, in order to select the audience to show them to and prevent them from being goods anyone. Even if, from what I understand, you are not very familiar with the world of technology, you can rest assured, because I will guide you step by step in using the audience selection tool integrated in the most popular social network in the world.

If you agree, I would say to ban the chatter and get right into the heart of the tutorial. Courage: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you need to concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and, more importantly, implement the “tips” that I will give you. I assure you that you will have no problem preserving the privacy of your Facebook posts. Enjoy the reading!

How to hide posts on Facebook

You wish to know how to hide posts on facebook? Know that, to do this, you simply need to log into your account, locate the posts you want to hide from the diary and change their privacy settings using the audience selection tool. Let’s find out in more detail how to proceed both from smartphones and tablets and from PCs.

Android

If you use a device Android, to change the privacy settings of published posts, start theFacebook app, log in to your account (if required) and go to your profile by pressing on your photo, which is located in correspondence of the box What are you thinking about?.

Then locate the post whose privacy you want to change, tap the symbol (…) located in the upper right corner of the same, select the item Edit privacy from the menu that opens, select the privacy option you prefer (eg. Only me, Specific friends, etc.) and presses on arrow facing left to complete the operation. Among the options available there is also Hide from the diary: selecting it, however, the post would simply be hidden from the diary and still be visible elsewhere.

Do you want to change the privacy setting for the posts you will publish in the future? Nothing could be simpler: tap on the text field What are you thinking about?, presses the button (▾) located immediately after your name, select the privacy setting you prefer (eg. Only me, Friends except, etc.) and publish the post.

All posts that will be published from now on will use the privacy setting you have chosen by default.

iOS

Are you wondering how to change the privacy settings of posts posted on Facebook and would like to proceed from a iPhone or a iPad? Know that the operations you will have to perform are not so different from those I described to you in the chapter dedicated to Android.

First, start theFacebook app on your iOS device, log into your account (if necessary), go to your profile by pressing on your photo placed next to the box What are you thinking about?, locate the post you want to hide, tap on the symbol (…) located in the upper right corner of the same, select the item Edit privacy from the menu that opens, choose the privacy option that seems to you best suited to your needs (eg. Only me, Friends except, etc.) and tap on the item end located on the top right.

You just have to repeat the operation I just described for all the posts you want to hide from your diary and that’s it. Please note that selecting the option Hide from the diary the post would simply be hidden from the diary but could be visible elsewhere.

As for changing the privacy settings of the posts you want to publish in the future, do the following: tap on the text field What are you thinking about?, press the (▾) button located immediately after your name, choose the privacy setting that suits you best (eg. Only me, Some friends in particular, etc.) and publish the post.

All posts you publish from now on will automatically use the privacy setting you selected earlier. Convenient, right?

PC

Are you wondering if the operations I have illustrated in the previous paragraphs can also be performed by PC? Yes, of course! To proceed, all you have to do is connect to your Facebook account from your browser, locate the posts you want to hide and change their privacy settings to select the audience to show them to.

For starters, connect to the Facebook login page and log in to your account, then go to your profile by pressing the button in which yours is shown first name (at the top, in the blue bar), locate the post you want to hide from the diary, click the button (▾) placed immediately after your name (always in the box of the post you want to hide) and select the privacy setting you prefer (eg. Only me, Friends, Friends except, etc.).

Did you see how simple it was? Now all you have to do is repeat the operation for all the other posts that you want to hide from the users of the social network and that’s it.

Do you want to change the privacy of the posts you will publish on Facebook in the future? Nothing could be simpler: to proceed, click on the text field What are you thinking about?, press the button (▾) located at the section News section, choose the privacy setting that seems best suited to your needs (eg. Friends, Only me, Friends except …, etc.) and publish the post.

All posts you publish from now on will automatically use the privacy setting you selected earlier.

Limit past posts on Facebook

In the past, you have published not-so-happy posts on Facebook and now you fear that they may be seen by potential employers or by new people you have made friends with? Fortunately for you, Facebook has implemented a feature that makes it possible limit past posts on Facebook and minimize this possibility.

Before explaining how to use the function in question, I would like to tell you that if you choose to limit the posts published in the past, the contents for which you have used the “Friends of friends” and “All” privacy settings, will be shared with the “Friends” setting, so people tagged in these posts and their friends could see them too. The only way to cancel the operation in question is by changing the audience of each individual post. If everything is clear to you so far, read on to find out how to proceed.

Android

To limit posts published in the past on Android, start theFacebook app, log in to your account (if necessary), press the button (≡) located at the top right, tap on the items Settings and Privacy> Settings> Privacy Settings, select the option Limit who can see old posts (in the section Your activities) and, in the screen that opens, tap the button Limit past posts. Finally, press the button Limit past posts which appears below.

iOS

To limit posts published in the past on su iOSinstead, start theFacebook app, log in to your account (if required), tap the button (≡) located at the bottom right, presses on the items Settings and Privacy> Settings> Privacy Settings, tap on the option Limit who can see old posts located within the section Your activities, presses on the option Limit past posts and confirm the operation by pressing the button Limit past posts which appears below.

PC

The procedure that I have described to you in the previous lines can also be performed by PC. To proceed, connect to This Page Facebook, presses the button Limit past posts located within the section Your activities and, to confirm the operation, press the blue button Limit past posts which is present in the box that appeared on the screen. It wasn’t that hard, was it?