Facebook is one of the most popular networking sites available. Its website makes it easy to meet or keep in touch with people all over the world. But unfortunately, just as in the real world, online interactions don't always work out. Someone may begin to harass or upset you, and if that happens, you need to learn how to block a person on Facebook.
Blocking somebody on Facebook means they can no longer message you or see anything you post. They will also be unable to invite you to join groups or events, and they will not be able to tag you in posts or comments. The action will automatically remove them from your friends list, and they will not be able to send you another friend request. However, they may still be able to interact with you in groups or apps you both use. Facebook will not notify the person when you block them.
1. Log into your Facebook account.
2. Go to the profile page of the person you want to block.
3. Click on the three horizontal dots in the lower right corner of their cover photo. A drop-down menu will appear.
4. Click on Block.
If you can't find the profile page of the person you wish to block, you can do it using the method below.
1. Log into your Facebook account.
2. Click on the down arrow in the upper right corner of the page. A drop-down menu will appear.
3. Click on Settings & Privacy.
4. Click on Settings.
5. Click on Blocking in the menu on the left side of the page.
6. Locate the Block Users section.
7. Enter the name of the person you want to block.
8. Click on Block. A list of people who have that name will appear.
9. Select the person you want to block.
10. Click on Block.
11. Click on Block Name.
If you have any questions about blocking somebody on Facebook — or you need help with the process — contact Facebook's customer service. There are chat, email, help desk and phone support options.
After thousands of Facebook customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Block Someone on Facebook? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Facebook if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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