How to Remove Facebook Profile from Google

Facebook introduced new and much improved Privacy settings page and gave more control on what content is seen by public and friends.

Almost six months ago, Facebook allowed indexing of profiles in Google which included private profiles as well. Many users with publicly hidden profiles raised questions about this feature, but no positive reply was given by Facebook.


How to Remove Facebook Profile from Google

The new Facebook privacy options also lets you allow or disallow indexing of your profile in Google search results. Follow the steps below to set this option:

  • Go to Privacy Settings in Facebook
  • Click on Search section link.
  • Uncheck the Allow box for Public Search Results option.
  • Confirm the selection and you’re all done!
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