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Hide, Show Facebook Status Only to Specific Group of Friends, People

Well if you are a diplomatic person and want to keep both sides happy with your status messages, then you…

Hide, Show Facebook Status Only to Specific Group of Friends, PeopleWell if you are a diplomatic person and want to keep both sides happy with your status messages, then you should hide facebook status from certain people who might not like it or even your mom, girlfriend or boss. 

Also if you are a blogger etc you might want to show a status, link only to a specific group of friends or colleagues or fellow bloggers etc so that your regular friends aren’t annoyed by your spammy links etc.

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1. Hide Facebook Status from Someone

Follow this if you only want to hide your facebook person from someone specific like your mom, girlfriend, boss etc.

Step 1 : Write your status message or link etc you want to post an click on the (lock) icon and select customize.

Step 2 : A pop-up window appears. Under the Hide this from heading, type in the name of the person and select it to hide your status message from him/her.

Hide Facebook Status from Someone

Step 3 : You can make it permanent by checking "Make this my default setting".  Click Save Settings.

Show or Hide Status from a List of Specific Group of People

2. Show or Hide from a List of Selected Group of People

If you frequently need to show your diplomacy then the best way is to create friend group lists and use it to your advantage while posting facebook status meant for specific people.

Step 1 : Read how to Create Friend Lists on Facebook.

Step 2 : Write your status message or link etc you want to post an click on the (lock) icon and select customize (like above).

Step 3 : Decide whether you want to hide or show to the list of people you have created.

Show or Hide Status from a List of Specific Group of People I created the list "Bloggers". Choosing this list will show my status only to people in the list called "Bloggers". Rest of my friends won’t see it. Vice Versa for using ‘Hide this from’

Step 4 : Choose the friends’ list by typing in the name of the list under the right option (Make this visible to, Hide this from).

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