How to Delete Status on Facebook – To make Facebook more fun for its users, Facebook added a new way to post updates, this feature is mostly known as Facebook stories, though some people call it Facebook status, it is similar to the WhatsApp status and the Instagram stories. The way you upload Facebook status, you can also bring them down. In this article, we are going to give you the steps and procedures on how to delete status on Facebook.
Before we proceed to the steps on how to delete status on Facebook, you should know that after 24 hours of uploading status on Facebook, it automatically deletes. On your Facebook status, you can upload, images, animated gifs, and videos too. You don’t necessarily need to wait for 24 hours to delete the status. In fact, you can delete status at or more than 5 minutes after uploading it. In this article, we are going to show you how to do so before its expiry time.
How to Delete Status on Facebook
After you delete status on Facebook, it has the same effect as when it deletes automatically after 24 hours. When you delete it, you and your friends will no longer be able to see that status. You can delete on Facebook and on Facebook messenger. Follow the steps below to know how to do so;
- Ensure your device connects to the internet service provider.
- Login to your Facebook account via the Facebook web or Facebook mobile app.
- Click on the story section display at the top of the news feed page.
- Tap your story, then select the story you want to delete.
- Tap the options icon (…) then select delete.
On completion of the above steps, you would have successfully deleted the status without waiting for 24 hours.