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Old 06-05-2012, 02:25 PM
Colophon Colophon is offline
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How to hide comments on Facebook timeline?

I recently got switched over to the timeline view on FB. I'd like to be able to hide comments I make on other people's pages from my own timeline, but it doesn't seem to work.

There's a little grey circle next to the comment, which, when I hover over it, says "Allowed on Timeline". Googling suggests that if I click on that circle I will be able to choose "Hide from Timeline", which would make sense, but in fact the only option when I click on it is "Delete comment", which removes the comment from the page I posted it on as well as from my timeline.

So, is this possible? If not, who thought displaying my comments to everyone or no-one, with no fine-tuning permissible, would be good for FB's share price?
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Old 06-05-2012, 02:34 PM
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Try looking at it from your Timeline. Mine has an option to hide that particular comment or All Recent Activity from the Timeline.
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Old 06-05-2012, 09:32 PM
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Hmm I have the opposite problem. I want comments to show, but they don't. I can see them on "All Activity" with the same grey circle and the same "allowed on timeline".
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:35 AM
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Try looking at it from your Timeline. Mine has an option to hide that particular comment or All Recent Activity from the Timeline.
That's where I was looking at it. The grey circle is there but the only option is "Delete comment".
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Old 06-12-2012, 10:05 PM
AaronX AaronX is offline
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I did some searching, and found 2 possible solutions:
http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/18269...nt-activities/
This one seems outdated, and I can't open this page on my computer (but I can open it on my phone...)
http://www.doncaprio.com/2011/09/hid...-facebook.html

Are your comments showing up in the "recent activity" box, or as individual updates, like your status updates?
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:00 AM
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https://www.facebook.com/notes/towns...15998321755330
Has more comprehensive instructions. I think I hid my comments before Timeline, as a result now I both can't see my comments, yet they're not considered hidden by Timeline.
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