Every year, the number of Facebook users are increasing. According to a survey, in the first quarter of 2018 Facebook had near about 2.19 billion active users. If you are a Facebook user, then you may have observed that in present your timeline is turning into a big mess. This is actually happening due to the increasing number of Facebook users. It’s undoubtedly nice to chat with your friends, to know about their everyday moments and to go through the posts of your liked pages. But it can be frustrating if you find irrelevant posts and people in your timeline. Also, your own information and posts can be messy if you are not organizing these things well. Then it is the time to clean up your account and get everything neat and organized.
Facebook offers extensive options to stay tuned with your preferred applications, people and also offers to control what people can see and do on your profile. But, these options are likely to be changed or updated frequently. So, you may feel lost in these options if you are not well aware of them.
There are a few ways to spring clean your Facebook profile.
Hide irrelevant posts:
A simple way to get rid of irrelevant posts is hiding them from your timeline. Once you hide a post, Facebook will ask if you want to see its future posts or not. Then it’s up to you if you want to see them or not.
Organize your friend-list:
Your friend-list can be a mess with people you do not know in real life. Start unfriending the unknowns and choose whom you want to show your friend-list. This will filter your newsfeed.
Remove unwanted applications:
You can have unwanted authorized applications on your profile. You may not even know when and how you gave the permission to it. It’s better to go to Account>Application Settings>Show-Authorized and check how many applications are authorized in your profile. If there are any, click on the ‘x’ button next to the app and it will remove permission to use your information further. This step will secure your private information from spam applications.
Update your ‘About’ section:
Your ‘About’ section may not be perfectly filled and decorated and it can make your profile look disordered. Update your information you shared with the public through the ‘About’ section and make it more ordered and organized.
Check your privacy settings:
This is a crucial part of your social media image. Check your privacy settings before you post anything or share anything on Facebook. You have the full control to set what and whom you want to show on Facebook. Set your privacy settings as you need, and start going through a well-ordered Facebook wall. It is also needed to secure your private information.
These steps will filter your Facebook profile and will clean all unwanted and unnecessary things from your account. After all these steps, maintain these procedures once in a week and it will keep your timeline well-ordered and organized and start living a secured and structured social media life.