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How to Unlike Something on Facebook

Accidentally liked or cleaned up your news feed.

what you need to know

  • Tap or click the blue icon in a post, comment, or Facebook page.
  • Activity log information: account > Settings and Privacy > activity log > Interaction > preference and reaction > how.

In this article, you will learn how to like on Facebook. Because Facebook’s algorithms use users’ likes to shape their news feed, accidental likes can affect unwanted content. So it’s important and easy to “dislike” a post, comment or page.

How to turn off accidental likes on Facebook?

As with Facebook, there are two paths to accidental rebuttals. A straightforward way is to select the blue Like icon again to say Unlike. It changes from the previous blue to gray. The second method uses activity logs.

How to like your Facebook feed

You can reject previous likes immediately or later. We recommend doing this as soon as possible on some posts to avoid irrelevant ads and content.

Go to a post, comment, or Facebook page you previously liked.

choose blue like Thumbs up icon.

The icon turns gray to indicate that you’ve liked a post, comment, or page.

How to opt out of activity logs

Facebook’s activity log allows anyone to review all actions taken on their account. You can search for recordings by date or filter for specific items. For example, likes and comments on posts, photos and videos. All interactions can be canceled through the activity log.

Open Facebook.

At the bottom of the left sidebar, select your profile picture.

User profile icon highlighted on Facebook page.

Choose Settings and Privacy.

Settings and privacy are highlighted on the Facebook website.

Choose activity log.

Activity log highlighted on Facebook page.

Choose Interaction expand it.

Interactions highlighted on Facebook page.

Choose preference and reaction.

Go to a chronological list of posts you liked. To oppose likes, select the three dots on the right how.

The Likes and Reacts section where you can like posts on Facebook.

How to distinguish pages from activity log

You will have to scroll down a bit further in the activity log to see the other pages. Follow the previously mentioned steps to navigate to your activity log.

In the Activity Log sidebar on the left, scroll down connection.

Choose Pages, Page Likes & Interests.

This is the first step in disapproving posts via Facebook activity log.

On the right side of the screen, you will be taken to a specific page you have liked in the past.

Select the three dots icon and how.

This is the last step to reject a post from your Facebook activity log.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why can’t I like a Facebook post?

    Sometimes a bug in the browser, in the app, or in Facebook itself can be a problem. Before you like this post again, try clearing your browser cache, update your app or try a different browser. Facebook doesn’t document this, but you may not be able to like remote Facebook pages.

  • What happens when I like or like on Facebook?

    People who have previously liked a post or comment won’t be notified if they don’t like the post. The number of likes below the article will decrease and your name will not appear on the list of people who liked it, but the original poster doesn’t immediately know that you didn’t like it.


More information

How to Unlike Something on Facebook

Fix accidental likes or clean up your news feed

What to Know
Tap or click the blue icon on any liked post, comment, or Facebook page.
Via Activity Log: Accounts > Settings & privacy > Activity Log > Interactions > Likes and reactions > Unlike.

This article shows you how to unlike something on Facebook. Because Facebook’s algorithm uses your likes to shape the newsfeed, accidental likes can influence unwanted content, so it’s important (and easy) to reverse your likes by “unliking” a post, a comment, or a page.

How Do You Unlike an Accidental Like on Facebook?

There are two routes you can use to unlike an accidental like on Facebook. The direct method is to select the blue Like icon again to undo the like. It will turn grey from the previous blue. The second method uses the Activity Log.

How to Unlike on the Facebook Feed

You can unlike your previous likes instantly or later. It’s always better to do it as early as possible on some posts to avoid irrelevant ads and content.

Go to the post, comment, or Facebook page you had previously liked.

Select the blue Like thumbs up icon.

The icon turns grey and indicates that you have unliked the post, comment, or Page.

How to Unlike From the Activity Log

Facebook’s Activity Log allows anyone to review every action taken on their account. You can go through the records by date or filter to specific things such as posts, liked photos and videos, and comments. Any interaction can be undone from the Activity Log.

Open Facebook.

Select the profile photo at the bottom of the left sidebar.

Select Settings & privacy.

Select Activity Log.

Select Interactions to expand it.

Select Likes and reactions.

Go down the chronological list of liked posts. To unlike any like, select the three-dots on the right and choose Unlike.

How to Unlike Pages From the Activity Log

You have to scroll down a bit more on the Activity Log to unlike Pages. Follow the steps mentioned earlier to arrive at the Activity Log.

On the Activity Log sidebar on the left, go down to Connections.

Select Pages, page likes, and interests.

On the right part of the screen, go to the specific Page you had liked in the past.

Select the three-dot icon and choose Unlike.

FAQ

Why can’t I unlike a post on Facebook?
Sometimes, a bug in the browser, app, or even Facebook itself may be the problem. Try clearing your browser cache, updating the app, or using another browser before you try to unlike that post again. Facebook doesn’t document this, but it also may not be possible to unlike a Facebook page that’s been removed.

What happens when you like and unlike on Facebook?
The person whose post or comment you’ve liked previously doesn’t get a notification if you unlike their post. The number of likes under the item will go down, and your name won’t appear on the list of people who have liked it, but the original poster won’t immediately know that you’ve withdrawn your like.

#Facebook

How to Unlike Something on Facebook

Fix accidental likes or clean up your news feed

What to Know
Tap or click the blue icon on any liked post, comment, or Facebook page.
Via Activity Log: Accounts > Settings & privacy > Activity Log > Interactions > Likes and reactions > Unlike.

This article shows you how to unlike something on Facebook. Because Facebook’s algorithm uses your likes to shape the newsfeed, accidental likes can influence unwanted content, so it’s important (and easy) to reverse your likes by “unliking” a post, a comment, or a page.

How Do You Unlike an Accidental Like on Facebook?

There are two routes you can use to unlike an accidental like on Facebook. The direct method is to select the blue Like icon again to undo the like. It will turn grey from the previous blue. The second method uses the Activity Log.

How to Unlike on the Facebook Feed

You can unlike your previous likes instantly or later. It’s always better to do it as early as possible on some posts to avoid irrelevant ads and content.

Go to the post, comment, or Facebook page you had previously liked.

Select the blue Like thumbs up icon.

The icon turns grey and indicates that you have unliked the post, comment, or Page.

How to Unlike From the Activity Log

Facebook’s Activity Log allows anyone to review every action taken on their account. You can go through the records by date or filter to specific things such as posts, liked photos and videos, and comments. Any interaction can be undone from the Activity Log.

Open Facebook.

Select the profile photo at the bottom of the left sidebar.

Select Settings & privacy.

Select Activity Log.

Select Interactions to expand it.

Select Likes and reactions.

Go down the chronological list of liked posts. To unlike any like, select the three-dots on the right and choose Unlike.

How to Unlike Pages From the Activity Log

You have to scroll down a bit more on the Activity Log to unlike Pages. Follow the steps mentioned earlier to arrive at the Activity Log.

On the Activity Log sidebar on the left, go down to Connections.

Select Pages, page likes, and interests.

On the right part of the screen, go to the specific Page you had liked in the past.

Select the three-dot icon and choose Unlike.

FAQ

Why can’t I unlike a post on Facebook?
Sometimes, a bug in the browser, app, or even Facebook itself may be the problem. Try clearing your browser cache, updating the app, or using another browser before you try to unlike that post again. Facebook doesn’t document this, but it also may not be possible to unlike a Facebook page that’s been removed.

What happens when you like and unlike on Facebook?
The person whose post or comment you’ve liked previously doesn’t get a notification if you unlike their post. The number of likes under the item will go down, and your name won’t appear on the list of people who have liked it, but the original poster won’t immediately know that you’ve withdrawn your like.

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