After this information pops in below the link, you can simply delete the link before sharing your post. Leave us a comment and let us know what you think! If you long for more options of course you do , click through the gallery to find out how to selectively unsubscribe from certain kinds of updates, like those from pages. The example will use Facebook's meta tags. If you are publishing to all your friends, this should appear in your friends' News Feed. Click the down arrow on the right side of the top blue bar on your Facebook page. The Facebook news feed algorithm has basically censored brands and brand pages from the feed.
Updated August 2014: Posting links on Facebook the usual way now includes larger thumbnails — as long as the post includes an image that meets the. A list of matching names displays as you type. Some users or even the original commenter may notice the hidden comment and generate further discussion about it; since the potential loss of transparency is huge, address the issue if it comes up. From what I remember it looked like it worked but like all most publishing applications ended up being prone to sending spam. You can delete any post that you or anyone else posted directly to you profile page. Another is when one user posts links to their own content over and over on your own statuses, trying to generate traffic from your momentum. But if you happen to be posting content from a personal blog, etc.
Before you hide any more comments on your Page, make sure you read this post. Need more help on Facebook basics? I wanted to hide the comments link part of the post meta on posts were comments were not allowed but display it on ones that did have comments. Scroll down to a post you wish to delete. If you need to manually get a direct link to one specific wall post then just click on a time label under the post the one that says how long ago this post was made and it would go to a separated page for this post, which url you can copy and distribute. This includes explicit language, sexual content, or racist, homophobic, or sexist ideas.
And, frankly, it has made my Facebook news feed boring. It's a glitche or known issue. When the image and text appears just delete the link and write your update. Sometimes, though, hiding is the best option. What Types of Comments Should I Consider Hiding? Those posts had a reach of about 250 people. Recently I was working on a project where some posts were going to have comments but others were not.
A second way I would recommend is to shorten your links with or other url shortening services. Tell me if it gives your news feed more useful content. It's at the top of the News Feed. Not the answer you're looking for? There are pros and cons to hiding comments on Facebook, and other strategies you can use instead. However, if the post contained an image that you've uploaded, that image will still be viewable in your photo albums. There may come a time when a user posts something that is not appropriate on your business page, such as a link to a vulgar website.
Doing so will post the link to your Facebook Timeline. I played with it and it also works the other way around if it makes it easier for folks. Just paste the link into your status and wait for the link to load. And, in fact, it is quite easy to get rid of it. Doing so will prompt a pop-up menu after a second or so.
Hi Shannon, When I share a page with no picture, I still get an option to upload a photo. If you have control over that, you can insert empty description, and a blank white image or something and it will just not show up. Social Media Examiner has verified that the technique of posting a link with an image is getting them lots more click-throughs to their blog posts. A third way I used to do sometimes especially if there is an entity on Facebook that already represents the website is to use the mention feature. I know you have suggested adding links to your posts and I am wondering if a tag to my facebook page is enough or if you suggest adding the full url to the post. You can use the page to post new product updates and sales, and your customers can share their own product reviews and concerns.
However, your observation that links without preview get more clicks is maybe just because people are curios what's behind the link. Friday Digital Roundup The Friday Digital Roundup is a witty take on the weird world of the internet. Additionally the Publisher allows one link to be featured under your post, so if you want something to stand out, click the X next to the featured link to traverse through all the links in your update. Negative comments on social media can have very real, very serious implications for your business. Resolving issues for an unhappy customer can turn them into loyal, raving fans. There are cons of hiding comments on Facebook that you should consider, however.
Final Thoughts Hiding comments on Facebook can hurt you or help you, depending on the comment in question. If you advertise your business's products or services on Facebook, you may sometimes want to temporarily remove a post from your page and then bring it back later. I had no idea you could remove the link after the link preview loads, but now I do it all the time — make a post look less cluttered. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Lyft does this extremely well, as pictured in the example below. Or there's the friend who's bored at work and needs to let you know whenever he desires a soy latte.
We discussed this above briefly, but it was important enough to mention again. This is the data that displays the author, date and number of comments. If users notice and many will , there can be a perceived loss of transparency. The name has now changed to reflect the face that we select custom settings for who can see the post. You can also share a post only with specific people.