How To Hide Comments On A Facebook Page Post? [in 2022]

Written by: Emily Anderson
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Did someone comment something off-topic under one of your posts? If you prefer not to delete comments then you can still hide the comment from the public.

That is what we are going to show in this Facebook page moderation tutorial. We are going to show you all the ways how to hide Facebook comments manually or automatically on a Facebook page.

Let’s dive in.

How can you hide a comment on a Facebook page post?

There are three main ways how you can hide a Facebook page comment:

  • hiding the Facebook page comment manually (shown in the next paragraph)
  • hiding certain Facebook page comments by adding a block keywords list
  • hiding certain Facebook page comments by turning on the profanity filter.

How to hide a comment on a Facebook page post?

Here is how to hide a Facebook page comment manually:

  1. Go to the Facebook post.
  2. Search for the Facebook comment you want to hide.
  3. Click on the three dots next to the comment.
  4. Then select ‘Hide comment’.hide a Facebook page comment from public
  5. Confirm that you want to hide by clicking on ‘Ok’.how hiding Facebook comments work

What happens when you hide a Facebook post comment?

When you hide a Facebook page comment, it will be hidden from the average Facebook page visitor but it will be still visible to the person who added the comment and to their friends.

So the person whose comment was hidden has no idea that his comment is hidden.

If you want to see all the Hidden comments under a Facebook post, you can see them by changing the ‘Most relevant’ comment filter to ‘Hidden by this page’.

Facebook comments hidden by this page

If you want to hide Facebook comments on a personal profile, check out this video tutorial:

Other ways to hide Facebook page comments

As we have mentioned, there are other ways to hide a Facebook comment.

But unlike the manual method we have shown you, these are semi-automated or completely automated techniques, the comments will get hidden based on a keyword list provided by you or by the Facebook algorithm.

If you want to learn more about these Facebook comment moderation techniques, check out these tutorials:

Can’t hide Facebook page comment

If you find that you can’t hide a Facebook page comment, make sure to check out your current Facebook page role. Only Facebook page admin, editors or moderators are able to manually hide Facebook post comments.

You can learn more about Facebook page roles here.

How to unhide Facebook page comments?

If you change your mind and want to unhide a Facebook comment:

  1. Go to the Facebook page post.
  2. Click on ‘Most Relevant’
  3. Change it to ‘Hidden by this page’Facebook comments hidden by this page
  4. Click on the three dots next to the hidden comment.
  5. Select ‘Unhide comment’.unhide a hidden Facebook comment

The Facebook comment has been unhidden, now it is visible under the page post again.

Related Facebook page moderation articles

There are also other ways to moderate a Facebook page and its comment section. Check out the dedicated tutorials below if you are interested in more details:

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