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Trying to block someone on Facebook? We know the feeling. We won’t ask why, but we will definitely help you and show you how to block someone on Facebook. Let’s get started.

Also read: How to know if someone blocked you on Facebook


How to block someone on Facebook?

First things first: the process is different depending on the Facebook user interface you are using. The social network is pushing out its new Facebook design, but not everyone has it, or has chosen to activate it. We will explain how to block someone on Facebook using both UIs just to make sure you are all covered.

Block someone using new Facebook:

  1. Go to Facebook.
  2. If you haven’t, log into your account.
  3. Click the arrow-down button in the top-right corner.
  4. Select Setting & Privacy.
  5. Hit Settings.
  6. Look at the menu in the left and select Blocking.
  7. In the Block Users section, type in the name of the person you want to block.
  8. Click Block.
  9. A list of people will show up. Choose the person you want to block.
  10. Click Block.
  11. Select Block [name].

Just in case: How to unblock someone on Facebook

Block someone using classic Facebook:

  1. Go to Facebook.
  2. If you haven’t, log into your account.
  3. Click the arrow-down button in the top-right corner.
  4. Hit Settings.
  5. Look at the menu in the left and select Blocking.
  6. In the Block Users section, type in the name of the person you want to block.
  7. Click Block.
  8. A list of people will show up. Choose the person you want to block.
  9. Click Block.
  10. Select Block [name].

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