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    Hi
    I am having a Hard time doing this can anyone Please tell me how to Delete one of your post? I have been trying to but can not do it. Thank you
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    You can't delete your own posts, only edit the content. If you want a particular post deleted report the post, asking that it be deleted.
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    You can do it in Safari, but it's tricky.

    Find your post in the Newsfeed. Tap once on the Comment link at the bottom. At the top right corner of the post you'll see a down arrow. Tap this to get the Delete option, and tap Delete.

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    You can also delete from your Profile. It's similar, only the icon you want looks like a small pencil, and you have to tap it twice to get the Delete option. Tap the pencil icon twice, not the little Edit or Remove menu that pops up.


    These icons show up when you mouse over them on the computer, but you have to do something to select the post to get them to show in Safari on the iPad.
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    A while after I tested this, I noticed that my status post was still in the Facebook app. I double checked the Facebook site, and my post had been deleted, but nothing seemed to get rid of it in the Facebook app. I removed the app fro RAM. I restarted the iPad. No luck. Apparently the Facebook app saves posts in a catch, and it doesn't like to let them go.

    Finally I logged out of the Facebook app. Even though it logged right back in, because of my settings, this did the trick. The misbehaving status post went away.

    So, don't be fooled by any persistent status posts your Facebook app. If you delete it in the Safari browser, it does go away.
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    Hi Twerppoet

    Thank you I give that a try
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    No problem. Let us know if it works for you.
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    Hi Twerppoet

    I did what you Told me to do but Still cannot do it I must be doing something wrong. I am going to Read your steps again to see if I am Missing Something. I may just have to try to do this on my Desktop Computer. Thank you for your help
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    No problem. I'm sorry it is not working. As I said, it's kind of tricky since mouse-over is not something you can normally do on the iPad.

    Good luck.
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