How to deal with annoying Facebook sponsored posts and ads

  1. You’ll know it’s an ad because under the title or name, it’ll say “sponsored.”
  2. Click on the three dots to the right of the title.
  3. Click “hide ads.”
  4. Click the reason for hiding the ad, like it’s offensive or repetitive. Done!
Drop down menu of clicking on a sponsored Facebook post in order to hide or report the ad.
  1. Click on the three dots to the right of the title.
  2. Select “why am I seeing this ad?”
  3. Click “hide all ads from [this advertiser].”
Menu of options when reporting a Facebook ad. Option buttons are knows too much, too personal, irrelevant, already purchased.
When you report a post on Facebook, Facebook will give you options of why it should be reported.
What’s shown when someone sent me a video about a conspiracy theory that Facebook had deemed false.
Do you want to take a break from seeing posts from your buddy Gary while he posts incessantly about his bowels during his all-coconut oil diet? You can snooze him for 30 days. Want to stay friends but stop seeing any of Gary’s posts, ever? Unfollow Gary.

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Freelance Artist and Illustrator, AcroYoga Teacher, Doodler of Comics, Ex-Marketer. www.DakotaDrake.com

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Freelance Artist and Illustrator, AcroYoga Teacher, Doodler of Comics, Ex-Marketer. www.DakotaDrake.com

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