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09 November 2012

How to Hide Or Remove Facebook Suggested Posts Feature

Facebook with their large audience has maximum possibilities to gain more and more advertisers and increase their overall revenue. They always try to bring some innovative ways to increase their revenue and hence earlier they introduced posts highlight feature than will help anyone to highlight their important posts and gain some more views. Well this new suggested posts feature simply adds another advertising stream in between your newsfeed so that you can view and click on the advertisements.

Well there is no official way to stop this feature from showing you advertisers posts but still if you want to hide or remove this feature than you can follow below steps.


  1. Now visit your facebook profile and browser your news feed.
  2. Now when ever you will see this suggested posts in your news feed, just click on the lower pointing arrow and choose hide suggested posts option.
  3. That’s it now this will hide the suggested posts from coming up, but well obviously this is not a permanent method to stop them from coming again but for sometimes it can be used.

fb-purity-settingsUpdate Hide Suggested Posts Using F.B Purity Extension

F.B purity extension comes with a filtering power and purifies your overall facebook experience. It simply remove any kind of annoying ads, sponsored posts or anything but just showing you news feeds from your friends and pages. F.B Purity is available in form of browser extension for basically every browser like firefox, chrome, safari and opera.

Just visit there extension installation page and install that extension for your browser. If you are installing this extension on chrome browser than you need to follow steps given in this tutorial to install 3rd party extensions.

Well the extension is installed just refresh your facebook webpage and you will be greeted with this extension note you can read further to get detailed information on this extension, else you just need to click on the F.B Purity link right under your new status option and you will see these above settings panel from where you can tweak the whole extension.