How To Remove Your Facebook Profile From Google Search And Facebook Search

The privacy settings of your Facebook profile can either be public or private. Public Facebook profiles appear in Facebook search results when someone searches for your name in Facebook. In addition to this, public Facebook profiles may also appear on Google search results and other directory search results e.g Pipl search. When real world friends look for you using a search engine, this setting makes it possible for them to see a preview of your Facebook profile (containing only info that’s available to everyone).

If you are concerned about the privacy of your Facebook profile and don’t want your Facebook profile to be shown in search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN, AOL or Bing, you should change your Facebook profile’s privacy settings from Public to Private. This will ensure that your Facebook profile can not be found from Google search and it’s completely removed from search engines and other user search directories.

There are different settings to customize whether your Facebook profiles appears in Facebook search or in Google search. Both the procedures are explained below in details:

How To Remove Your Facebook Profile From Google Search And Facebook Search

There is no need to use any service or anything else as Facebook offers an options to remove your Facebook profile from Google and Facebook search. Following are the steps involved to remove your Facebook profile from Google search, records or lookup:

1. Log in to your Facebook account and click the “Accounts” dropdown menu located at the right top of the browser. Then click “Privacy settings”

2. This will open the “Privacy settings” page where you can choose whether you want to hide your Facebook profile in search engines or not.

3. In the next page, find “Public Search” and hit “Edit Settings”

Edit Facebook Privacy settings4. In the next page, you can choose whether you want your Facebook profile to be crawled and found by search engines. To remove your profile from Google search results, simply uncheck the checkbox ” Enable public search”

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That’s it, you have just removed your Facebook profile from Google’s records.

Also read these most recommended tips on customizing your Facebook account’s privacy settings:

How to Remove Your Profile From Facebook Search

1. Go back to the “Privacy settings” page and click “View Settings” under “Connecting on Facebook” section.

2. You will see a section named “Search for you on Facebook”. Under that section, hit the “Edit Settings” button and choose “Friends only”.

All done.

Now only your friends will be able to find your Facebook profile when then type your name in the Facebook search box. This is an easy way to hide yourself from unknown strangers and prevent other Facebook users from sending you mass friend requests.

Now that the search engines are blocked to crawl your Facebook profile, no one else would be able to find you from a search engine and neither from Facebook.

How To Remove Any Personal Social Profile From Google Search

Google can index almost anything including your personal blog, Facebook profiles, Twitter account, Instagram pictures, and so on. There are many people, who want to share those information with some people. However, many people want the exact opposite thing. If you are one of them and you do not want to get your profile indexed in Google search, you need to follow this guide. Also, let’s assume that you shared someone ten years back and now that piece of information is outdated. Obviously, you want to remove the post from Google search. In case, you want to remove your Twitter post or Facebook status from Google search, you need to copy the URL first, and then remove the post from your account. Following that, the following steps need to be followed.

Google allows people to remove some personal account or information from the search result. They take each request very seriously and they do remove the requested URL after a indirect verification. Therefore, head over to this page first.

How To Remove Any Personal Social Profile From Google Search

Enter the URL of the post or profile that you want to remove from Google search and hit the REQUEST REMOVAL button. After that, it will analyze the page, and ask you if the URL has been removed from the source website or not. Do choose accordingly and click the Next button.

That’s all! Now your request has been submitted and processed shortly.

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