How to customize your Facebook Timeline?

Your Facebook timeline or profile is the online and social media representation of your existence. It defines who you are, how you are, what you like, what you dislike and how you behave. Facebook timeline is dynamic and comprehensive in nature. But your timeline may get disordered with unwanted things. Then you must have to consider customizing your newsfeed and get everything in ordered representation.

There are a few ways to customize your Facebook timeline.

Update your privacy settings:

On Facebook, go to ‘Settings’ then to ‘Privacy’ to check your privacy settings. Check whether your privacy is set to ‘public’ or ‘friends’ or ‘only me’. If you do not want to hide anything from your profile you can choose ‘public’, if you only want to share things with your friends then choose ‘friends’ or you can choose ‘only me’ if you do not want to share your posts with anyone. This will change your timeline according to your preferences.

Privacy Settings and Tools

Set timeline and tagging option:

You can set who can post to your timeline and who can see posts on your timeline from the Timeline and Tagging Settings tab left side under the ‘Settings’ menu. Also, you can set who can see you tagged in other posts and set the review option for a post where you have been tagged. You can also review the post you are tagged before it appears on your timeline.

Timeline and Tagging Settings

Remove unwanted active apps:

Start removing the apps that are not useful and making your timeline a mess. Removing them will clean your timeline from spam things. Go to ‘Settings’ then select ‘Apps and websites’ and remove the apps from there.

Apps and websites remove facebook

Keep your known persons:

Check your friend-list and keep your known persons there. If you have an unknown person on your friend list, then their post can appear on your newsfeed.


Follow and Unfollow:

Start unfollowing them whom you do not want to see on your feed. You may have a person on your friend-list whom you want to keep as a friend but do not want to see their activities, then you should go for this step. Also, you may not be able to see someone’s activity as you may not have followed them. Start following them to see their activities on your timeline.


Organize pages:

You may have many pages which you don’t like on your timeline. Just unlike those pages and start liking on those pages which you like. It will drastically change your timeline.


Go to Newsfeed Preferences

Go to Newsfeed Preferences to customize your timeline as you want. This is a place where you can customize your timeline settings step by step. When you click on that, it will give you 4 options to choose from:

  • Priorities whom to see first.
  • Unfollow people to hide their posts.
  • Reconnect with people you have unfollowed.
  • Discover pages that match your interests.

These four options will take your preferences for your timeline and set it according to your interest.