How to hide Facebook notifications about new friends

If you make new friends on Facebook, others will see the “... and ... are now friends” notification.

Don't want this?

This tutorial shows you step by step how to hide notifications about new friends on Facebook.

Disable notifications about new friends on Facebook

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Facebook.

3. Log in to your account (if you are not already logged in).

4. Click on the ▼ (down-pointing triangle) icon located in the top right corner and then click on Activity Log.

Open Facebook activity log

You can also visit your profile and then click on the Activity Log button at the bottom right of your cover photo.

5. Click in the left sidebar (under Photos and Videos, Likes and Reactions) on MORE.

Show more options in Facebook activity log

6. Click just below Friends on Added Friends.

Options for added friends on Facebook

7. Click at the top right on the Facebook friend and activity options button (speech bubble) icon.

Show Facebook added friends options

8. Remove the checkmark from New Friend Reports.

Disable new friend reports on Facebook

9. Click on Okay.


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