How to Block Your Friend List on Facebook

By Carolyn Luck

While all Facebook connections are referred to as "friendships," in reality those "friends" may be family members, co-workers or complete strangers. Some friendships are personal and require privacy restrictions. You can safeguard the privacy of your Facebook account by blocking your friends lists in a few quick steps.

Use Privacy Settings

Step 1

Log in to your Facebook account. Select the "Privacy Settings" option under the "Account" tab in the top right corner.

Step 2

Click the "View Settings" link in the "Connecting on Facebook" section.

Step 3

Scroll down to "See Your Friend List" and click the drop-down menu to the right.

Step 4

Select "Customize" from the drop-down menu next to the "These People" option.

Step 5

Choose "Only Me" from the drop-down menu in the resulting window.

Step 6

Click "Save Setting" to make your friends list invisible.