How To Follow Or Unfollow Someone On Facebook
The follow and unfollow features on Facebook are so useful in helping users get control over their own feed!
By following a profile or page on Facebook, you can see updates from that account or page right in your News Feed. On the other hand, if you unfollow a profile or a page, you won't see any new content that that person or page posts on the platforms.
Here’s an instruction on follow or unfollow a friend on Facebook; simply read along to find out now.
How to follow someone on Facebook
Before jumping into the detailed instructions, it’s worth noting that if you and another person are friends on Facebook, you and that person automatically follow each other.
Besides, you can follow someone on Facebook using your computer or the mobile app, and the following are the details:
On a computer
Step 1. Go to https://www.facebook.com/ and log in to your account.
Step 2. Click on the Search icon in the upper left corner of the screen. Next, type in the name of the person you want to follow and press Enter.
Step 3. From the results, click on the name of the person you want to follow to go to their profile.
Step 4. Click on the blue "Follow" button. If you don’t find the Follow button, simply click on the three-dot button under the cover photo, and select Follow.
On the Facebook mobile app
Step 1. Open the Facebook app on your Android or iOS device.
Step 2. From your feed, simply tap Search at the top of your screen.
Step 3. Enter the name of the person you want to follow.
Step 4. From the results, tap the name of the person you want to follow to go to their profile.
Step 5. Tap Follow. If you can’t find the Follow button, tap on the three-dot button under the cover photo and select Follow.
Note: Following a page on Facebook is similar to following a profile. So, if you want to follow a Facebook page, simply follow the above steps. In the last step, you will have to click or tap the three-dot button and then select Follow.
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How to unfollow someone on Facebook
Unfollowing someone means that you will no longer see their content but still be friends with them. Well, as compared to unfriending or even blocking someone, unfollowing is a gentler way to stop seeing someone’s content.
There are more than one way to unfollow a profile or a page on Facebook, and here are the details:
Unfollow a profile or a page from your feed
Step 1. From your Feed, click on or tap the three-dot button on the top right of the post of the person or page that you want to unfollow.
Step 2. In the menu that appears, select Unfollow [Name].
Unfollow a profile or a page directly
Another way to unfollow someone or a Facebook page is to go directly to their profile or that page; below are the detailed instructions:
Step 1. Go to the profile or page you want to unfollow.
Step 2. For a profile, click on or tap the Friends button. Next, choose Unfollow.
For a Facebook page, click on or tap the three-dot button under the cover photo, then select the "Following" option in the menu that appears. (If you can’t find the "Following" option, simply click on or tap "Follow settings" or "Manage follow settings.") Finally, select "Unfollow".
Now that you know how to follow or unfollow someone on Facebook. It’s really simple and easy, right?
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