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How to Add or Remove Your Facebook Profile in Google and Other Search Engines Search Results

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Many Facebook users don’t want their profile to be indexed in the Google or other search engines’ search results due to privacy reasons. If you are one of them, simply follow the step by step tutorial below to get the public search feature disabled on your Facebook.

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Looking for more tips? Check out our 50 best Facebook tips and tricks and 7 Facebook privacy tips!

1. Log in to your Facebook account

2. Click on Account tab in the top right corner of the page, then select Privacy Settings
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3. Click Edit your settings link under Apps and Websites” at the bottom left of the page
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4. Click Edit Settings button next to “Public search”
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5. Uncheck the Enable public search checkbox
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You may also want to remove yourself from Facebook search results.

Author: Jules, Quertime Editorial

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