Unfollow everyone to break your Facebook addiction
This method won’t stop Facebook from tracking you. But it can help you break your addiction to Facebook. Unfollowing everyone turns your News Feed into a blank page. Without anything to see, the urge to check Facebook wanes.
1. UNFOLLOW WITH A LOT OF CLICKING
Facebook doesn’t make it easy to unfollow everyone. Be warned, there is a lot of clicking to follow. In Facebook on the desktop, click on the drop-down menu on the upper right, and then chose ‘News Feed Preferences.’
On the pop-up window that follows, click on Unfollow people to hide their posts. Then click on each one of the friends, pages, and groups you’re following to unfollow them.
This takes a while. Facebook doesn’t show you everything you’re following on a single load. After nishing a batch, click out of the menu, and click back in again to continue unfollowing.
2. CHECK TO SEE YOU’RE FINALLY DONE
You’re done when you use the drop-down menu in the unfollow box, select ‘Friends only,’ ‘Pages only,’ ‘Groups only,’ and nd that nothing shows up in any of the options.
3. FACEBOOK MAY STILL BE SHOWING YOU POSTS
Your news feed may still be showing you posts after step 2. If so, go back to the modal window in step 1, select ‘Prioritize who to see rst,’ and unfollow everyone there.
4. REACH ‘NEWS FEED ZERO’
That was when you’ll reach ‘News Feed Zero.’ Your news feed will no longer show posts from anyone. The only things it’ll show from then on are you're your most recent posts, and your ‘Facebook memories.’