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How To Change The Settings On Your Facebook Newsfeed (desktop)

For some reason, the smart folks at Facebook seem to think that we want our newsfeed to be on Top Stories instead of most recent.  They are sneaky and will change your settings to Top Stories even if you have it set to most recent. They do this several times a day. So here is how you change your settings to Most recent if you find out they have changed your settings AGAIN. These instructions are for the desktop site. I haven’t figured out how to do it on the mobile app yet. I’ll make another post once I figure that one out.

Click on the three dots beside the word News Feed.

News Feed

If your news feed is set to Top Stories, it will look like this. Now, if you want to change your status to most recent, just click on the words most recent.


Once your status is changed, your news feed will look like this:

And that’s all there is to it. I wish they would leave everybody’s settings alone, but we all know that’s not going to happen.