How To Hide Facebook Groups From Your Timeline

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Facebook Groups are a great way to connect with like-minded people, share ideas, and collaborate on projects. However, sometimes you may want to hide a Facebook Group from appearing in your profile or activity feed. To do this, there are a few steps you can take.

First, you need to determine if the Facebook Group is open, closed, or secret. If it’s an open group, it will show up in both the Groups section of your profile and in the activity feed of your friends. If it’s closed or secret, then it won’t be visible to anyone except for those who are members of the group.

If you want to hide a Facebook Group from appearing on your profile or activity feed, there are several options available. For posts that appear in your Feed: Go to the post that you want to hide and tap on the top right corner of the post. You will then have the option to “Hide post” or “Snooze [Name] for 30 days” which temporarily hides all posts from a specific person, Page, or group from your Feed.

If you want to hide an entire Facebook Group from view, go to Settings > Privacy > Who can see my stuff? > Visibility of apps and games > select Hidden and click Apply Changes. This will remove any groups that were previously visible on your profile or activity feed.

Finally, if you want to completely leave a Facebook Group without deleting it, go to Settings > Privacy > Who can see my stuff? > Visibility of apps and games > select Unlisted and click Apply Changes. This will allow you to remain a member of the group without having any posts appear in your Feed or profile sections.

Hiding Facebook Groups is an easy way to keep unwanted posts off of your timeline while still maintaining access as a member if needed in the future. By following these simple steps, you can easily ensure that only content that is important for you is visible on your profile and activity feed!

Can My Friends See What Groups I’m in on Facebook?

On Facebook, the visibility of the groups you’re in depends on the privacy setting of each group.

If it’s an open group, then your friends can see that you’re a member of this group by looking at your profile under Groups and in the activity stream of your friends.

If the group is closed, then only members of the group will be able to see that you’re a part of it, and it will show up on your activity feed only.

Finally, if it’s a secret group, then it won’t show up anywhere where your friends can see or know that you’re a member.

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Preventing Friends from Seeing Posts in Facebook Groups

If you want to stop your friends from seeing the posts you make in Facebook groups, there are a few steps you need to take.

First, go to the group in question and click on the “Settings” button at the top of the page.
Next, select “Group Privacy” and then choose either “Closed” or “Secret.” This will prevent anyone who is not a member of the group from seeing your posts.
Finally, if you want certain people to be able to see what you post in this group, then select “Group Members” and choose which friends can see your posts. This will ensure that only those people will be able to view what you post in the group.

We hope this has been helpful!

Can Facebook Groups Be Kept Private?

Yes, Facebook groups can be hidden. To do this, go to the “Edit Group Settings” form on your group page. Scroll down to the Privacy section and select “Change Privacy Settings.” From there, you can choose either “Secret” or “Closed” as the privacy setting for your group.

A secret group is completely invisible to anyone not in the group, meaning it won’t appear in search results or on your profile. A closed group is visible to anyone who knows the link and can be found by searching for it, but only members can see posts and comment on them.

Does Joining a Private Group Notify Friends on Facebook?

No, Facebook does not notify your friends when you join a private group. Private groups can only be seen by members of the group and cannot be searched for on Facebook. To join a private group, you must be invited by another member who is already in the group.


In conclusion, Facebook Groups is an effective way to connect with people who share similar interests and to collaborate on projects. It provides a platform for open discussion and can be used for both professional and personal reasons. While it can be beneficial to join groups, it’s important to remember that all posts made in a group are visible to everyone in the group and are also visible on your profile or activity feed depending on the privacy settings of the group. Therefore, it’s important to remember to use caution when posting in any group.

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