FaceBook the world’s largest social networking site has gone through lot of updates recently. You can now have an amazing experience with FaceBook without any worry about your privacy. You can find a lot of security options under privacy setting which can help you stay secured.
I found many wondering to know the option to Hide Mutual Friends on FaceBook. You can see the snapshot above to see how it does look. If you are more concerned about your Mutual Friends and your Friends List then this trick will be handy for you.
There is no direct solution to hide your mutual friend on FaceBook; but there is an indirect way to stop them from showing up. It is stated in FB’s service center that you hide your friends list but won’t be able to hide your friends in common i.e. Mutual Friends. So this trick will help you Hide Your Common Friends on FaceBook with ease.
Hide Friends List in FaceBook
So to start with the trick you will require to hide your Friends List. This option is kept in a much secured place or a hidden place so many of you might not be aware of it.
Log in to FaceBook and go to your Friends List or Directly click on this link – FaceBook Friends
You will get a pop up with few options. To Hide Your Friends List on FaceBook you need to select “Only Me” option for “Who can see your friends list” setting. So now no one will be able to see your Friends List in FaceBook except you.
Hide Mutual Friends in FaceBook
As I have disclosed earlier; there is no direct setting to do this but there is a small trick which can help you get it done. This will be a two or multiple sided setting and I will tell you why.
Imagine there are 3 people Michael, John and Justus; wherein Michael is connected to both John and Justus. So both John and Justus will see 1 mutual friend in Michael’s timeline. Look at the scenarios below to know more about how it works.
Now Michael and Justus have their Friends List Hidden. So when Justus visit Michael’s timeline he will see One Mutual Friend in his list; but John won’t see any Mutual Friend in Michael’s list. This is because both Michael and Justus have their Friends List Hidden.
Now from the above trick it is clear that you and your friends can hide the mutual friend list by hiding your own friends list. All you need to do is share this article with all your friends so they can do the required changes to their profile. Do let me know if you find any difficulty with the above trick.