How to control what advertising is shown on your Facebook page

Are you being bombarded with advertising?

Posted December 12, 2017

Are you being bombarded with advertising?

Follow our easy guide to control what advertising you are shown on Facebook


Have you been wondering why all those adds pop into your facebook feed?


Simply by clicking 'Like' on a friends post, you are then telling Facebook that you're interested in it.

It takes a little time to go through these settings however it's well worth it to keep youir Facebook feed customised to what you actually want to see.


To begin, login to Facebook, go to the top right – Drop down arrow


  • Click on Settings
  • Click the 'Adds' tab in the left column.

  •  how to control advertising on facebook

    Your Interests


    You will probably be surprised at how much stuff you have opted into by clicking 'Like' on posts

    There are many possible tabs here - Go through each tab & remove the ones that you don't want to see. Don't miss the 'More' tab at the end.




    Advertisers you’ve interacted with




    Either select 'Remove' or 'Hide ads from....'




    Your information


    There are 2 tabs here; About you & Your categories

    Turn off the ones that you don't want to share




    Ad settings


    Edit these settings to; 'No' 'No' & 'No-one' for maximum effect.




    To change click on each section, then on the bottom left choose your required setting




    Hide ad topics (test)




    This is a new option from Facebook currently under testing November 2017


    Be sure to keep an eye out for our next blog in our TECH TIPS series which will be covering
    Facebook 'Quizzes & Tests' as they can be a nightmare for security of your personal information!