How to Unlike a Facebook Fan Page

Facebook TutorialHave you ever clicked “like” on a Facebook Fan page or business page and then decided you do not want to like it? Perhaps you have changed your mind or you simply do not want that page’s posts showing up in your news feed.

How do you remove that “Like” from the Facebook Fan Page?

The following is a Facebook tutorial showing a two-step process to unlike a fan page in Facebook in the new Timeline format for 2012:

Step One

  • Go to the Facebook Fan Page that you would like to remove the Like from, and locate the Like button to the right beneath the Timeline cover photo.

Step Two

  • When the dropdown menu appears, go to and click the “Unlike” option. You will have successfully unliked that Fan Page.

How to Remove a Fan Page’s Posts From Your News Feed

Perhaps you have Liked a relative’s Facebook Fan Page, and you do not want to actually “unlike” the Page. However, you do not want the Page’s posts to appear in your News Feed.

Simply click the “Like” button and un-check “Show in News Feed”.

Facebook Tutorial - Remove posts

Take Away
By following the directions above, you will be able to unlike a Facebook Fan Page or hide a Page’s posts in your news feed.

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2 comments on “How to Unlike a Facebook Fan Page
  1. Livvie Matthews says:

    It’s always good to know how to “Unlike” on Facebook. There have been times I’ve seen things come down in my stream and I thought….OMGosh!! Or there will be a post in a foreign language and I have no clue what that’s all about! So being able to Unlike a page or uncheck (hide) a post in your news feed is very good. Great post!

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