How do you "Unlike" a Page on Facebook? (SHOCKING Hidden Message virus)

Summary: Help, I accidentally used Facebook “Like” button. It was a virus. How do I unlike the page and warn my friends?

Help, I accidentally  used Facebook “Like” button.  It was a virus.  How do I unlike the page and warn my friends?

If you don't know what you're joining, don't click on the “Like” button – because your friends will see it in your News Feed, and they'll join it too.   In the table below, see the steps how to “Unlike” a Facebook page after you “Like” it.


Difficulty: Easy
Time: A few moments

How to UNLIKE a page on


prevent your friends from seeing that you “Liked” the page!

Step 1: Log in to your Facebook account, then click “Profile”link in the upper right corner.

Step 2: Click your “Wall” tab

Step 3: Scroll down to find the section in your wall with the title “RECENT ACTIVITY”

Step 4: Find the offending entry in your Faceb

ook “RECENT ACTIVITY” section. In my case, it was “Chuck likes The SHOCKING Hidden Message in The Google Logo!” (see image in step 3)

Step 5: Hover your cursor over the offending recent activity entry that you don't want your friends to follow, and a REMOVE button will appear to the right. Click the [Remove] button. (see image in step 3)

NOW, here's how to “UNLIKE” the Facebook virus page:

Step 6: Click the “Profile” link, then click your “Info” tab

Step 7: Scroll to the “Likes an Interests” section, and click the “Edit” link in the upper right corner of that section.

Step 8: When the form appears, click the “Show other Pages” link, near the bottom of the form.

Step 9: When “Other Pages You Like” appears, scroll down to the offending (virus) page, then click the [Remove Page] button

Step 9: Click the [Close] button at the bottom right  of the dialog.



Photo Credit

Image captures and photographs by Chuck Eglinton



4 Replies to “How do you "Unlike" a Page on Facebook? (SHOCKING Hidden Message virus)”

  1. Thank you!! Great tutorial!! My mom liked the same thing and I couldn’t get it off untill I read this! Cheers!

  2. Thanks for the tutorial. That sh** is so cryptic! Why do they make it so complicated? Why can’t there simply be an “x” next to the link? Unbelievable.

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