Wednesday, 29 May 2013

How to Hide Your Facebook Post From People

Did you know that on Facebook, you can make a post totally invisible to a certain person or group of people?

It's a great privacy option for anyone planning a surprise event, shielding personal photos from nosy acquaintances or even hiding nefarious activity from the boss.

Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with more than 900 million users. Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook in 2004 while he was attending Harvard University.


  • 1. Hiding Facebook Posts

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    You can hide an ordinary Facebook post from certain people by changing the privacy settings before you send it.
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  • 2. Change Privacy Settings

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    To alter the privacy settings for a post, click on the drop-down menu at the bottom right of the post box.
    This should say "Public" or "Friends," depending on your default settings.
    Once you've clicked, select the "Custom" option.
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  • 3. Custom Privacy

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    This gives you the ability to share to a limited group of certain people, or hide the post from individuals or a group of people.
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  • 4. Hide From Individuals

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    If you want to hide the post from one or more individuals, start typing their name in the "Don't share this with..." box and click on the person as they appear.
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  • 5. Send it Live

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    Once you've added the names you want to hide the post from, click "Save changes."
    Your post will now be invisible to those people -- hit "Send" as you usually would to make it live.
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  • 6. Create a List Option

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    If you regularly want to hide posts from a certain group of people, you can set up a list so you don't have to enter each name seperately.
    To set up a list, go to the first person's profile page and click on the "Friends" menu on the bottom right of their cover photo.
    Click "Add to another list."
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  • 7. Making a New List

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    Next, select "+New list." Give your new list a name in the box that appears and press enter.
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  • 8. Adding More People

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SOURCE: MASHABLE

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