You can block pages on Facebook using your phone or web browser
what you need to know
- In a browser, go to Settings and privacy > Settings > Blocking and enter the person, page or application you want to block in the corresponding field.
- When you block people, pages, or apps, you no longer see them on your timeline or in your searches.
- To block Facebook event pages or group pages, you must block the pages through your web browser or using parental control software.
This article explains how to block a Facebook page using a web browser or the Facebook mobile app.
How to Block a Facebook Page or App
Just like you can block people on Facebook, you can also block specific Facebook pages and apps. Here’s how to block pages and apps in a web browser.
Go to Facebook.com, select the Arrow down in the upper right corner, then select Settings and privacy.
To select Settings.
To select Blocking in the menu on the left.
To select Privacy to adjust your privacy settings and prevent others from finding your Facebook profile.
scroll to lock apps and start typing the name of the app you want to block. Select it when it appears in the dropdown menu.
Below block pagesStart typing the name of the page you want to block, then select it from the dropdown menu.
You cannot block event pages or group pages through your Facebook settings, only company/organization pages.
To unlock a page, go back to your Blocking settings and select to unlock next to the page.
If you just don’t want to see someone’s updates in your News Feed, you can snooze or unfollow your friends on Facebook. Any setting changes you make will carry over to the Facebook mobile app.
How to Block a Page on the Facebook Mobile App
You can’t block organizations or apps on the Facebook mobile app, but you can block people. Go to the profile you want to block and press the button Three points under your name, press Blockthen play Block again.
Why block pages on Facebook?
When you block the profile of an app, person, or organization, you will no longer see their updates on your timeline. They won’t even show up in your searches.
If you’re tired of seeing ads from a specific company or if you keep getting updates from a former employer, you can block the company’s profile on Facebook. Facebook app blocking can be useful if you are trying to break an addiction to a game or service.
Block Facebook groups and event pages
Blocking Facebook groups and event pages takes a bit more effort. You can block web pages through your web browser or by using parental control software. Event and group updates may still appear on your timeline, so you’ll want to leave the group or opt out of the event.