How to selectively appear online to Facebook friends

By Shekhar Sahu on 29 January 2011 2:25 AM

How to Appear Offline to Particular Facebook Friends
Note-This tutorial was written on readers' requests. Got your school/college/university teachers or parents on Facebook? Do they find you online all the time, embarrassing and you know the other consequences? Facebook got another privacy issue,. Here is a simple trick that would let you be offline only to particular friends and online to rest. Here we will be using Facebook's new list feature.

1. Log in to your Facebook account, and visit the following link

2. Click on the button "Create a list" located on top of the page. Create a list Offline or Hide or anything else.

How to Appear Offline to Particular Facebook Friends

3. Now add the Facebook friends you want to appear offline to.

4. On the chatbox, you would find your newly created friend list appearing. Click on the green slider button beside the name of your list. If it's green, your friends on the list can see you online, if it's gray, that's what you wanted.

How to Appear Offline to Particular Facebook Friends

For best practice, create multiple lists and put only one friend on the list, this way you can make friends offline individually.

Happy Privacy

Shekhar Sahu

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