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Grr, Facebook: How can I remove the "born" story from my timeline?
March 12, 2012 11:37 AM   Subscribe

Grr, Facebook: How can I remove the "born" story from my timeline?

Is this even possible? If not, is there a way to hide it from everyone, so it is only visible to me?
posted by krisken to Computers & Internet (5 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
Click on it, mouse over, and you'll see the edit/remove button in the top right corner.
posted by litnerd at 11:40 AM on March 12, 2012


Visit your own profile, should be http://www.facebook.com/YOUR_PROFILE_NAME/info

Go to About, then Basic Info and change your birthday info to show only the month and day, hide the year.
posted by jeffmik at 11:42 AM on March 12, 2012


I see the edit/remove button, but when I click it I only have "Edit' as an option. I changed my birthday info, to no avail. When I preview my profile as "Public," there is nothing on my timeline except a blank "Born" story. Grr!
posted by krisken at 4:10 PM on March 12, 2012


Maybe you could remove your birth date from your profile altogether?
posted by costanza at 9:39 PM on March 12, 2012 [1 favorite]


Jeffmik is right, and you can also choose "Don't show my birthday in my timeline." That doesn't remove the fact that you were born from your timeline, but it does remove the date.
posted by soonertbone at 6:36 PM on March 16, 2012


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