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How to Hide Your Facebook Friend List from Others

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How to Hide Your Facebook Friend List from Others

Are you really concerned about Facebook privacy? Do you want to hide your Facebook friend list from strangers or even other friends in the network?

Facebook will show your friend list to everyone by default. So people can explore your network and contact each of them easily. Some users may want to hide the list from others as it will affect their privacy.

Hide Your Facebook Friend List

Today we’ll tell you how to manage the visibility of your list of friends on Facebook.

1. Sign into your Facebook account first. Click the drop-down arrow that appears on the top-right corner of your screen.

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Choose ‘Settings’ from the list.

2. Click ‘Privacy’ from the left pane. Choose ‘Who can see your friends list’ option from the main window.

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Click the blue color drop-down box and select ‘Only me’ option to hide your friend list from everyone else. If you want to show or hide it to specific people/lists, choose the ‘Custom’ option.

A box will open with options to choose people for each part.

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Type the name of your friends or list in the ‘Share with’ box to whom you want to show the list. The second box allows you to hide the list from certain friends or lists like friends, friends of friends, close friends, etc. Save your changes.


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