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How to Find Inactive Friends on Facebook

Did you know that Facebook has nearly three billion monthly active users worldwide? It took almost eighteen years for the platform to get to this point. Currently, Facebook tops the list of “world’s most active social media platforms.”

However, the part you need to focus on is “Monthly Active Users” or MAUs. Indeed, of the two million users, Facebook claims that around 135 million are fake profiles and 7.7 million fake profiles are deleted every day.

You might be wondering how many profiles are left then? If they delete seven million profiles every day, what is taking so long? 

Every day, 500,000 users sign up for Facebook, which equates to about six new profiles every second. If these seven million fake profiles weren’t deleted every day, then Facebook would have been overrun with users.

Think about it; How many fake accounts did you create in high school to harass girls at school you weren’t friends with?

Keep reading till the end of this blog to know how to remove all your inactive friends from your friends list on Facebook.

How to find & remove inactive friends from Facebook

Now that you know how crucial it is to remove inactive friends from your Facebook account, let’s move on to how you can do it. Follow our step-by-step guide to remove a Facebook friend from your friends list.

Launch Facebook and log in to your account.

The first screen you will see is yours Chronology. Right under the home icon at the top of the screen, locate and tap your profile picture.

On your profile, find your friends. Scroll down and find the option called See all friends.

In your friends list, tap the search bar at the top of the list and type the name of a friend you want to remove.

Next, tap on the icon of three horizontally arranged dots. A context menu will appear with several actionable options.

Tap the last called option Friend [name], and you’ll be good to go.

You can repeat this process as you want. However, wouldn’t it be more convenient if there was a way for you to bulk remove friends from your friends list? Well, we have exactly what you need! 

Ahmad Ali

Ahmad Ali is an IT Professional and a tech blogger who focuses on providing the latest information about the creations occurring in the IT world.

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