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If you’re looking for how to ban someone from a Facebook business page then you’ve come to the right place.

Facebook fan pages can be a great place to both bring together current customers, and attract new ones to your business or cause. Unfortunately sometimes, even if it’s for reasons beyond your control, you end up with unhappy customers. These unhappy customers can sometimes be very vocal about their displeasure and your Facebook fan page becomes an easy place for them to voice their issues.

Thankfully Facebook has given fan page admins the ability to delete posts from disgruntled “fans” and permanently ban them. Do this by:

  • Login to your facebook account which is an admin for the fan page
  • Go to your fan page
  • Hover over the post made by the disgruntled person
  • a little earth in a grey box will pop up in the top right corner of the post.
  • Click this box and a drop down menu will show with the option to delete post
  • A box will pop up looking like the one below, click on delete and ban user & you’re good to go!

One thing about banning users which seems strange to me, and which might be changed in the future is the fact that banned people can still “Like” your fan page. This makes it easy for them to get updates on your page which will automatically post to their news feed, and then share them adding their own angry comments to their wall. While none of your existing users will see this, the friends of this person will and this can be damaging when trying to acquire new customers in the future.

It’s not a big problem, but in my opinion when you ban someone from your page, they should be banned from having any posted association with the page.

11 Responses to “How to Ban People From your Facebook Page”

  1. Bush Buddy says:

    I was trying to ban someone from making negative comments. He already had “liked” me so when i was trying to ban him after deleting his comments, it wouldn’t put him on the ban list. I figured out that you can go into the list of people that like you, then remove them from that list and ban them from there.

  2. Since the settings of pages have changed and the ammount of fans on one page have something to do with this not working, how to find a solution ? I have over 20k of fans on my page so there’s no way I can scroll down to this one person I want to ban. Anyone have a solution ?

    • Sorry Max, you’re right things have changed with Timeline. If you go to a post that that user made, then click on the x in the top right corner a drop down box should show which has an option to “Report/Mark as Spam…” you should be able to click that and ban the person.

      For some reason when I tried in firefox however it wasn’t working so I’m not sure if there’s a glitch there or not.

      I’ll test it a bit soon when there’s time and write an updated post about it.

  3. About a year and a half ago, we released a pretty big PLR
    package called Facing the Facebook Facts. At the time,
    it was up-to-date and had great information for PLR buyers to market to the Facebook and social audience.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr6-mUBPsXI

  4. What if they are not commenting, but spamming you with 100+ likes? I have a foreign can’t even read their name that LIKES every single post and it’s very annoying.

  5. Im want to ban someone from my page but Im tired of his annoying harassing messages in the inbox but however unlike comments there is no ban option in the chat or way for me to look up his name within page and ban him.

  6. One big issue. A fan can go onto your facebook page, “Like” it, make their comment, turn around and “unlike” your business page. Their comment stayed on your page and when you try to ban them, a box comes up saying that the user has changed their status… Big issue that really needs to be fixed by facebook.

  7. how do i ban someone who didnt like my page but is messaging on my page’s persona accnt

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