Delete Old Facebook Posts Now: Facebook does give you a native way (both on the web as well as on the mobile app) to selectively edit or delete old posts in bulk.
However, it could be a slow and tedious process to go through all that history and clean it anyway. So here, we’re going to explore an alternative method to quickly remove old Facebook posts in bulk.
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Delete multiple Facebook posts in bulk
Facebook allows you to selectively delete or remove posts from your timeline from right within the Facebook app or website. The below steps will guide you to delete your Facebook post history in bulk.
Selectively hide, delete or untag Facebook posts in bulk via Facebook website (PC/Mac)
Open Facebook.com on your favorite web browser and log into your Facebook account if not already done.
Click on your name in the top-left (alongside the Facebook search bar) to go to your Profile.
Right below the new post composer, click on the Manage Posts button. Your posts will be displayed in reverse chronological order.
Use the filters on the left to filter posts by “Anyone”, “You”, or “Others”. You can also filter the posts where you’re tagged or based on when it was posted.
Use the checkboxes located on the top-right corner of each post, to mark them for deletion. Note that you can only select up to 50 posts at once.
Once you’ve selected the intended posts, click on the Next button at the bottom.
Now, you’ll get the option to “Hide posts”, “Remove tags”, or “Delete posts” depending on the types of posts selected. Select the appropriate option and click on the Done button.
Selectively hide, delete or untag Facebook posts in bulk via Facebook Mobile (iOS/Android)
Launch the Facebook app on your iPhone or Android device, and log in with your Facebook credentials if not already done.
Click on the Menu icon in the bottom-right corner and tap on your name to view your Profile.
Scroll down and click on the Manage Posts button below the new post composer. Your posts will appear in the reverse chronological order.
Tap on the top-left Filters button, and use them appropriately to filter out posts by date, privacy, or based on who posted it. Similar to the web app, you can also filter posts where you have been tagged.
Use the circular checkboxes to mark the posts you want to delete, hide from the timeline or untag.
Once selected, tap on one of the icons in the bottom left, and choose from “Delete”, “Hide from timeline”, or “Remove tag”.
Confirm your action to save the changes.
Based on your posts selection, some bulk options, such as “Delete posts”, may be unavailable. This is applicable for certain types of posts, like profile photo updates, posts you didn’t create, or posts with certain privacy settings. If you aren’t able to bulk-delete posts, ensure you uncheck the ones which aren’t posted by you, and then try again.
You can return to your Facebook timeline later and remove the remaining posts individually, by clicking on the three dots adjacent to the post on the timeline, and selecting “Hide from timeline”, “Delete”, or “Remove tag”, whichever is applicable.
That is it on Delete Old Facebook Posts Now.
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