I’ve had to block a number of weirdoes and creeps on Facebook in the last few years, including one ex who just wouldn’t stop bugging me. Now I’d like to review the list. How do i see who I’ve blocked on Facebook?
Sounds like you’ve had more Facebook adventures than a lot of people, particularly the creepy stalker ex bit. Then again, I know a lot of people who have issues with a friend or two. Or should I say “friend” in quotes since really, if they’re creepy and bugging you, they’re probably not actually a friend, right? Social media overall has really forced us to redefine this whole concept of friend, actually, and now your friends are just as likely to live 2500 miles away as they are to be down the street.
On a site where people share often intimate details of their lives, it’s also a fertile ground for creepy people to be, well, creepy, paying too much attention to others rather than focusing on their own lives.
And so Facebook is one of many social media sites where there is indeed the ability for you to permanently block someone from being able to track you, see what you post, comment on your photos or even email you. Facebook explains this important nuance of the process too:
Blocking is reciprocal, so you also won’t be able to do things like start a conversation with them or add them as a friend. Keep in mind that blocking someone may not prevent all communications or interactions such as in apps or groups and only affects your experience on Facebook, not elsewhere on the web.
Turns out that with the recent redesign, it’s surprisingly easy to see who’s on your own block list.
Step one look for the icons on the top right of your own Facebook page. Any page: