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Re: Need help with Facebook.

As said, if you join more groups, and regularly view / are active on them, then I believe you will not get friend suggestions. My homepage is always full of interesting posts each morning in stuff that I’m really interested in - places, hobbies, interests etc. And I don’t get friend suggestions.

I find it a great source tbh.

The suggestions are usually based on your past browsing history.
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Re: Need help with Facebook.

As said, if you join more groups, and regularly view / are active on them, then I believe you will not get friend suggestions. My homepage is always full of interesting posts each morning in stuff that I’m really interested in. And I don’t get friend suggestions. But I still sometimes get group suggestions, which are often very useful.

For many of my hobbies / interests, it’s often a great source of info. / inspiration / links to other sources. The groups I’m in are friendly, very international, and can’t be compared to EF.

The suggestions are usually based on your past browsing history.
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As said, if you join more groups, and regularly view / are active on them, then I believe you will not get friend suggestions.
This would be a good starting point for pauljay: https://www.facebook.com/groups/420860721453849
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Old 19.05.2023, 18:52
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As said, if you join more groups, and regularly view / are active on them, then I believe you will not get friend suggestions. My homepage is always full of interesting posts each morning in stuff that I’m really interested in. And I don’t get friend suggestions. But I still sometimes get group suggestions, which are often very useful.

For many of my hobbies / interests, it’s often a great source of info. / inspiration / links to other sources. The groups I’m in are friendly, very international, and can’t be compared to EF.

The suggestions are usually based on your past browsing history.
As I said the homepage is not the problem. I can hide the friend suggestions there and it does not re-appear every time I open facebook. Its on my profile page that the choice to hide friend suggestions has been removed. And I am sure that it must be the same with your facebook and everybody elses.

It has absolutely nothing to do with joining groups.

PS. Its on PC that I am talking about. Not a smartphone.
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This would be a good starting point for pauljay: https://www.facebook.com/groups/420860721453849
Well, thatís just unkind.

If I were to thank your post (which, well I may well do), I might get banned again. As a friendly Facebook user kind of person, that hurts
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Re: Need help with Facebook.

Strange that 90% of the friend suggestions are people from the African/Arabic countries.
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As I said the homepage is not the problem. I can hide the friend suggestions there and it does not re-appear every time I open facebook. Its on my profile page that the choice to hide friend suggestions has been removed. And I am sure that it must be the same with your facebook and everybody elses.

It has absolutely nothing to do with joining groups.

PS. Its on PC that I am talking about. Not a smartphone.
Did you try going into your settings to see if you can hide it through there? Years ago when I used FB, I remember there was a settings options that I didn't even know about for a long time (or had never really explored), and then I eventually realized that I was able to use those settings for things like telling FB to stop showing me ads for certain subjects.

But I haven't used FB since 2017, so I'm sure a lot has changed since then... Even though it is like the place where everything changes but nothing ever really changes.
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Did you try going into your settings to see if you can hide it through there? Years ago when I used FB, I remember there was a settings options that I didn't even know about for a long time (or had never really explored), and then I eventually realized that I was able to use those settings for things like telling FB to stop showing me ads for certain subjects.

But I haven't used FB since 2017, so I'm sure a lot has changed since then... Even though it is like the place where everything changes but nothing ever really changes.
I used to be able to turn it off on "profile page" but Facebook have definitely stopped that. On my main page I can still turn it off.
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