Simple process for modifying your online status on Facebook.
Julie asks: How can i hide my online status on Facebook, so friends and network members won’t know if i am online now?
Updated answer by Gili –
Lately Facebook has integrated the ability to manage your online status in the newly released chat application.
In order to change your online status, just click the little chat icon in the bottom right corner of your web browser (while signed into Facebook) and pick “Go Online” or “Go Offline” option when prompted.
This setting controls the online status in your previously changeable through Privacy>>Profile.
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Here’s what you need to do in order to hide the “I am online now.” signal on Facebook:
- Login to Facebook.com
- Hit Privacy and then Profile
- In the drop down on the right side of the Online Status select either Only Me or No one.
- Hit Save
- From now on, people in your network nor friends won’t be able to notice if you are online on Facebook.
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