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How to hide a comment on your Facebook post

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On your desktop, hide a Facebook comment by selecting the three-dot menu next to it. Then choose “Hide Comment”. On mobile, long press on the comment and select “Hide Comment” or “Hide”.

Having trouble with comment spam on your Facebook posts? While you can disable them, you can also hide comments. When you do, the commenter and their friends will still see the comment, but it won’t be visible to anyone else. Here’s how to hide Facebook comments on both desktop and mobile.

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What happens when you hide a comment on Facebook?

When you hide a comment, Facebook makes that comment invisible to everyone except the person who wrote the comment and their friends. Facebook doesn’t notify the commenter, so they won’t know that you’ve hidden their comment.

People you’ve chosen to share your post with won’t see hidden comments. Replies to the comment will also be hidden.

You, as the author of the original post, will be able to see the comment but in a different format. Later, you can choose to show the comment if you want.

Note: Hiding a comment is different from deleting a comment. In the latter case, the comment is permanently removed from your post.

Hide comments on your Facebook posts

To start the process, open Facebook on your computer or mobile and access the comment you want to hide.

on the desk

If you’re using a desktop computer, hover over the comment. Then, next to the comment, click the three-dot menu and choose “Hide Comment.”

Select the three points and choose "hide comment".

on mobile

On mobile, touch and hold the comment and choose “Hide comment” or “Hide”, depending on your device.

Select "hide comment" on the menu.

Facebook has now hidden your selected comment. Now it is only visible to the person who wrote it and their friends.

A hidden comment on a Facebook post.

How to display a Facebook comment

Later, you can show a comment if you want. In that case, on a desktop, hover over the comment and click the three-dot menu next to it. Then choose “Show Comment”.

Select the three points and choose

On mobile, tap and hold on the hidden comment and choose “Show Comment”.


If you find someone leaving too many inappropriate comments on your posts, you can block that user on Facebook. Doing so will make your profile invisible to them, preventing them from seeing or commenting on any of your posts.

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