How to Unfriend Someone on Your Facebook

By Techwalla Contributor

Occasionally, you'll want to unfriend someone on your Facebook account. Perhaps he was an acquaintance at a previous job or a high school classmate you don't really remember. You may even need to unfriend a former spouse or significant other. Whatever the reason, Facebook makes it easy to do. The friend is not notified that he has fallen out of favor, although he may notice you are no longer friends. Just in case, better have a good excuse ready.

Step 01

Log in to your Facebook account on your computer.

Step 11

Click your name in the top right corner of any Facebook page to go to your profile.

Step 21

Click "Friends" in the left column under your profile picture to open a complete list of your friends.

Step 31

Locate the person you wish to unfriend in the list of friends. Click the button to the right of the friend's name. Select "Unfriend" at the bottom of the drop-down menu that appears.