How to block Facebook Pages to limit engagement

Is there a Facebook Page you need to block because they post too much?

Maybe they are engaging in a negative manner through comments?

In this article you’ll learn how to block Facebook Pages so that they can’t interact with your Facebook Profile anymore.

Why block a Facebook Page

One of the main reasons to block a page is because the Facebook Page is being abusive with their posting.

This could be due to sharing unwanted posts, posting excessive commenting, and so on.

Sometimes you also come across a Facebook Page that won’t stop messaging you.

Previously, you spent time removing these unnecessary conversations or messages.

While this only took a short amount of time to do, it adds up quickly.

What gets blocked on a Facebook Page

When you block Facebook Pages, the Facebook Page will not be able to:

  • Interact with your posts

  • Like or reply to your comments

  • Send your page messages

It is important to note that when you block a Facebook Page, you will be unable to post to their Facebook Page or message them.

When you block a Facebook Page, you automatically unlike and unfollow their page.

To learn how to block a Facebook Page, follow these instructions.

How to block Facebook Pages

Block Facebook Pages

Block Facebook Pages from engaging with your Facebook Profile

Step 1: Login to Facebook

Step 2: Go to the Facebook Page you want to block

Step 3: Click the … button

Facebook Page menu

 

Step 4: Select “block page”

Facebook Page menu - Block

 

Step 5: Confirm you want to block a page

Confirm block

 

You’ll know that you have successfully blocked a Facebook Page when you see the following message.

Page blocked on Facebook

Message that you have blocked a Facebook Page.

When you block a Facebook Page, they don’t get notified.

Once you have blocked a Facebook Page, they won’t be able to interact with your profile.

Your profile also won’t be able to interact with them either.

If you ever want to connect with that Facebook Page again, you can always unblock them.

Sometimes you may run into a situation where having a conversation with the page owner might be the best way to avoid being blocked.

For that, it’s best to connect with them on their profile and talk things over to see if  you can come to a resolution.

Your turn

At what point do you decide to block a Facebook Page?

For example, do you block Facebook Pages after you receive a certain number of messages or comments?

In the comments below, answer the following question.

Question: What are some of the reasons why you block a Facebook Page?