How To Delete Comments From Facebook Page Posts? [In 2022]

Written by: Emily Anderson
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Someone keeps spamming your Facebook page with spammy or nasty comments? You can delete Facebook page comments as we are going to show in this Facebook page tutorial.

Besides showing you how to delete Facebook page comments we are also going to mention what alternatives you have to moderate your Facebook page and why you might not be able to delete Facebook page comments.

Without further ado, let’s dive in.

How to delete Facebook page comments?

Here is how to delete a Facebook page comment:

  1. Go to the Facebook page post.
  2. Search for the comment you want to delete.
  3. Click on the three dots next to the to delete a Facebook page comment
  4. Click on ‘Delete’

If you prefer to watch a video tutorial on how to delete comments from a Facebook page post, check out this one:

What happens when you delete a comment on a Facebook page post?

Keep in mind that you don’t have to confirm that you want to delete a Facebook page comment.

Once you click on ‘delete’, the Facebook page post comment will be deleted and you can’t really take it back.

The person whose comment has been deleted  won’t get notified that his comment has been deleted.

Deleting vs hiding Facebook page comments

If you want to take a less radical approach, you can also hide a Facebook comment

When you hide a Facebook post comment, the comment won’t be deleted, however it won’t be shown to the average Facebook user.

You can learn more about hiding Facebook page comments in this Facebook page tutorial:

  • How to hide Facebook page comments?

Can’t delete Facebook post comments

If you are struggling with deleting Facebook page post comments, then here is the most common reason:

You have to be either a Facebook page admin, an editor or a moderator to be able to delete Facebook page comments.

If you are only a Facebook page advertiser or analyst, you can’t delete or moderate Facebook comments.

Alternatives to deleting Facebook page comments

You have alternative options to deleting Facebook page comments, let’s go over them briefly.

As we have mentioned, you can also hide Facebook page comments, which means that the comments won’t be deleted but they won’t be shown to the Facebook page visitors.

Report Facebook page comments

You can also report Facebook page comments if you think that the person does not only comment off-topic but you think that it is outright spam or inappropriate content on your Facebook page.

You can report a comment for:

  • nudity
  • violence
  • harassment
  • suicidal or self-injury content
  • false information
  • spam
  • unauthorized sales
  • hate speech
  • terrorism
  • anything else you think is worth reportingreport a Facebook page comment

Other Facebook page moderation features

There are also other ways to moderate a Facebook page that we have collected here. Check out the dedicated tutorial if you are interested in more details:

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