How to hide who became friends with on Facebook

When you become friends with someone on Facebook, it appears on your friends news feed. It shows “abc is now friends with xyz” on your friends news feeds and then you left with no privacy you want. Some users don’t like it to appear on news feed as they don’t want their friends get to know about whom you have recently became friends with. In this article I am going to explain about how to hide who became friends with on Facebook

Steps to hide who became friends with on Facebook

The below method is really easy to follow so that you can stop Facebook from notifying others about your new friends activity.

  • Open your Facebook account and go to your profile.
  • Next, click on View Activity log button.


Now in the Activity log panel on left hand side, click on MORE.


Next you will see more filters, click on Friends.


  • Now you will see the all the activity with whom and when you became friends with. In this page, at top you will see an icon as shown in the picture below.
  • Click on that icon and it will list you with options.


  • Uncheck New Friend Reports to stop notifying others that you have became friend with someone. That’s it.

When it comes about privacy on Facebook, users are to much concerned about their data like photos, videos, posts and other stuffs on Facebook.

The above method is really easy to stop friends from knowing that you have became friend with someone on Facebook. If still you came across any issues, do let us know via comments.

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Pascal Eugene

Founder of 'Geek The Net'. Cyber Security Analyst, Information Security Researcher, Developer and Part-Time Hacker.

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