Switch Back to Old Facebook News Feed

If you are one of the many people who were surprised to see a new homepage on , here is a quick tip that will allow you to switch back to the old Facebook Feed.


Step 1: Click on the more link in the sidebar in Facebook Home.

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Step 2: Drag the Status Updates menu item and add it to the top of the sidebar.

Step 3: Refreshing the page will now display the live feed to you instead of the news feed by default. Enjoy.

You can also make use of Facebook Lite (http://lite.facebook.com) to view status updates instead of news feeds as default.

[via Steve Rubel Lifestream]

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  • There is no ‘more’ link. Also I don’t know how old this post is but FB does not look like your example pix anymore.

  • hi i don’t know what happened but i clicked the link to get the old news feed but then i realized it was kind of messing up my computer and i can’t believe im saying this but i would rather have the timeline newsfeed layout back. please help me i have no idea how to uninstall this mess!

  • I just want to remove mu timeline.

  • time line dosent work for me….big smh.

  • me too..

  • I dnt like the time line an I dnt wont it.

  • I want 2 remove my timeline.

  • same here

  • There is no freakin’ way. I looked eevvvvverrrywhhhereee. I SO MUCH! HATE FB TIME LINE!

  • I think people should start deleting there facebook account.. since the timeline is not an option.. maybe they will get the hint we hate it..

  • timeline is terrible and confusing. same with my gmail.

    • i agree..they took everything that was good and simple and intuitive and made a big fat sloppy beetch out of it!!!!

    • totally! and now they cant go back. there is that stylish script but … whatever. and at the same time gmail was messed with and i was so comfortable using it, now i cannot revert without a script. it is still messed up in places

  • I don’t like timeline please.

  • time line so crowd.

  • is there a link that can be downloaded to remove timeline?

  • I don’t kike time becouse its very dificult.