How to Hide Stories from Friends, Pages and Groups in Facebook News Feed

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Facebook News Feed

Facebook shows latest stories from your friends and liked pages in home feed. So you will be updated with their new status updates, posts and pictures right after the login page.

It is the most appreciable feature of the social network. You can keep track of friends and others without visiting their profile or page to know what’s going on. But things will change if you have some annoying friends. They stories will appear in your home feed one after another. It may be irrelevant status updates, linked posts or photo tags. Your feed will be filled with them and only because of that you are going to miss other important posts. How will you handle this situation?

You can remove him from the friend list. But it is not possible always. Sometimes he is your close friend or co-worker. Unfriending in social media will break your entire relations. A Facebook user can easily hide stories of certain friends and pages from appearing in the home feed. It is useful to make your Facebook less confusing and less annoying than before.

Go to Facebook home. Tap on the down arrow in the top right corner of an annoying story. A small box will open with related settings.
Facebook News Feed

Click on Hide all from this user option to unfollow the person. Now you will get the following message.

Facebook News Feed

You are successfully unsubscribed from a friend without knowing him. Click on Newsfeed preferences to further customize the feed.

Facebook News Feed

It will show all your friends, liked pages and groups here. Click on the accounts to unsubscribe from their future posts. After selection, tap Done.

Go to specific user profiles to individually unfollow him or her.

Facebook News Feed

Tap Following button. A small box will open and choose the last Unfollow option to proceed. That’s all.

To turn off updates from a page, visit it and tap the Following button.

Facebook News Feed

Click on Unfollow to hide stories from that page in your newsfeed. You have finished!

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