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Are you a victim of harassment or stalking on Facebook? Or you don't want to see a specific person in your daily newsfeed? The best way to prevent all this is to block them. Here's how to do it:
Facebook is the world’s most popular social network and boasts great power. As the saying goes, with great power comes great responsibility. However,
Facebook has been slacking in keeping up their duties.
When you’re on Facebook, you have to deal with all sorts of people – Facebook trolls, stalkers, fake profiles, and evil-minded individuals who are eagerly cooking ways to con you.
To block someone on Facebook through a computer, you’ll need to head over to your web browser.
When you unblock someone, you won't automatically be friends again. If you block a friend and then unblock them, you'll need to send them a new friend request.
People won't be notified when you block them.
To block someone from Facebook by using the Facebook application, here’s the process:
Other than that
You can also go to the Options screen and tap Privacy Shortcuts. Here, you can select, How Do I Stop Someone Bothering Me? Once there, enter the name of the person you want to block and tap Block.
By blocking someone on Facebook, the blocked individual(s) won't be able to see what you post on your profile, tag you in posts, comments, or photos, invite you to events or groups, start a conversation with you, or add you as a friend.
You can block anyone who’s on your friend’s list as well as others who aren’t on your friend’s list.
Anyone would want to block you maybe because they think that you shouldn't be part of their Facebook feed anymore. Perhaps the individual isn’t comfortable sharing their private Facebook photos and posts with you.
While Facebook doesn't explicitly tell you if another Facebook user has blocked you, there are specific indications that can help you find out. A blocked Facebook user won’t be able to see your posts, which could indicate them that they’ve been blocked.
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