How to delete comments on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Services like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube and Instagram allow us to communicate directly with each other and share thoughts, links, and photos. But not all interaction on the internet is positive and sometimes people can leave unwanted comments on your posts.

Fortunately, social media creators have made it easy to delete negative or abusive posts. Here we explain how you can do that. Also Read: 28 Beautiful Instagram Accounts To Follow.

Delete comments on Facebook

To delete comments using the web version of Facebook, hover over the comment you want to delete and click the X that appears on the right.

In the iOS app, tap the comment and then tap delete.

On Android, hold the comment and press delete.


To delete a comment using the iOS version of Instagram, tap the comment, swipe it to the left, tap the trash can icon and select delete.

Android users just need to tap the speech bubble icon below the comments and tap the comment in question to bring up the option to delete it.

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