1 Answer. Facebook has comment spam filters that will, by default, hide certain comments (unless the post owner goes in and manually unhides them). The comments remain in the comment count but don’t show up to the public (if it’s your post you can see three dots and click to manage the spam posts).
Steps to unhide a comment on a Facebook business Page
- All the hidden comments will still be visible to you under the posts.
- Find the hidden comment.
- Click on the three dots (…) button next to the comment.
- Click Unhide.
Can someone hide comments on Facebook?
Options for social media managers
Hiding the Facebook comment will keep it hidden from everyone except that person and their friends. They won’t know that the comment is hidden, so you can avoid potential fallout. Deleting the Facebook comment will erase it; no one will be able to see it.
Hiding comments on Facebook will simply make the comment disappear from your point of view—the person who posted it as well as any common friends you share with them will still be able to view it. You can hide a Facebook comment from specific people, like an ex or your parents.
When you hide a comment on Facebook does it hide the replies?
Note: Comments and replies that are hidden will remain visible to the sender and their friends on Facebook natively.
What’s the difference between hiding and deleting a comment on Facebook?
As explained by Facebook, “When you hide a comment from a post on your Page, the comment will only be visible to the person who wrote it and their friends. When you delete a comment from a post on your Page, the comment will be permanently removed from the post.”
How do I make my Facebook comments private?
You can’t hide a comment on Facebook and make it visible to fewer people than can see the content that it’s commenting on. Your only choices are to delete it or leave it visible to whoever can see the post or photo.
Does deleting a Facebook post delete the comments?
Yes, deleting the first comment of a Facebook thread will also delete the thread.
Why can’t I see a comment on my friends Facebook post?
If a profile or Page who wants to comment on your post isn’t in your selected comment audience: They won’t see the Comment below the post. They’ll see that you’ve limited who can comment on your post.