How to Remove Reactions on Facebook Story & Post
Facebook is a perfect place where we reach our friends and family members online. Though Facebook reaction feature is a unique way to explain hundreds of words in a single tap or click. But sometimes, you may accidentally react to a post or story. And you are thinking to remove, delete or undo it. That is why you are here and I am gonna step by step procedure for undoing it.
Previously I wrote an article on how to delete reactions on Messenger. This time it’s about Facebook posts and stories. Whenever you react to a Facebook story or post. Then just like before, there is no clear option for undoing or getting rid of that easily. However, nothing is impossible, the only you need is to read this article. Then you will be able to undo your reactions to any Facebook story and posts in seconds.
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Update 2023: Remove Reaction on Facebook Story
Here is how to remove your reaction from a Facebook story in 2023. Open the Facebook app, then that story you want to remove reaction from. Tap the three dots at the top right. Tap the “Undo Sent Reaction” option. Facebook will ask you to Undo all your reactions to this story, tap the Undo button to confirm, that is it.
How to Remove Reactions on Facebook Story
Before it was so easy just to open a reaction option on Facebook and remove any of your reactions from there in a click. As in the Facebook design and Facebook app updates. For some reason we don’t know about, they removed this feature. But there is a trick, or you can say a secret place where you can get into and undo your reaction in no time. First of all, update your Facebook application. Then follow these steps to remove your reaction to the Facebook story:
- Open the Facebook app.
- Go to your profile then tap the three dots button.
- Tap Activity Log.
- Now tap the Story Activity filter at the top.
- Tap the three dots option next to any Story reaction.
- Tap the Remove Reaction option.
This is the only method available in the Facebook application to get rid of the reactions you have made on Facebook stories. Moreover, there is no such option for doing so. Everything thinks that this feature has been removed from Facebook. But the method above is a perfect way for doing so.
How to Delete Reactions on Facebook Story on PC
You can also your computer, or PC for undoing reactions you have made on Facebook stories and posts. Remember I am using the latest Facebook design for doing so. It doesn’t matter if you are on a macOS, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, or any other operating system. You need to log in to your Facebook account via any web browser. Then follow the below steps for deleting your reactions on a FB story:
- Go to your profile on Facebook.
- Click the three dots button and select Activity Log.
- Now click Filters at the top left.
- Then Click Stories Activity.
- Hover the cursor on a story and click the three dots button.
- Now click the Remove Reaction option.
This is exactly how you can get rid of your reactions to FB stories. However, in that Stories Activity list, you can find all the story’s reactions since you have made one right after creating your Facebook account. All the reactions you have made are there and still, you can undo any of them whenever you want to.
How to Unreact or Delete Reactions on Facebook Post
It’s easy than you think to undo reaction, unlike, or delete reaction on a Facebook post of yours. You can use your PC or Facebook application for doing so. However, follow these steps to remove reactions on the Facebook post:
- Go to your Facebook account.
- Find a post you want to unreact.
- Click or tap the Like button under the post.
- This will undo your reaction to that Facebook post.
Moreover, if you are unable to find a specific post want to unlike or unreact. Then Go to your profile page, then click on the three-dotted buttons. Select Activity Log from the list and choose “Interaction” on the Facebook app while “Stories or Post Activity” on the Facebook web. Then click or tap the three dots button and remove your reaction or open the post and click the Like button. This will unreact your reaction to the particular post.
Can you Unlike a Facebook Story or Post?
Yes, you can, unlike any Facebook story or post. To unlike a Facebook story, visit your profile page, then click the three-dotted button and select Activity Log. Tap Filters then Interactions and select All Interactions. You will see all the reactions list. Tap the three dots option next to any reaction your remove and click Remove Reaction.
Moreover, unlike a Facebook post, then find that post. Now click or tap the same Like button. This undo the Like you have made on that post. Keep in mind that this will be any type of reaction, love, likes, smile, anger, etc.
What Happens When You React to a Facebook Story?
You are actually sharing your inner feelings when you react to a story or post on Facebook. These reactions are an advanced version of emojis explaining hundreds of words in one click. Thus when you react, the other user will see that you have made a reaction to his or her story. That way, the person will know your expressions that how you feel about that story. Moreover, Facebook does allow you to unreact a Facebook story whenever you want to.
How Many Times Can You React to a Facebook Story?
You can react to Facebook stories as many times as you want. There are more than one reaction emoji and you can any of them as many times as you like. However, the other person may see how many times you have reacted to his story on Facebook. Moreover, those stories are disappearing after 24 hours.
Everything is there on Facebook but they do the Facebook application and its design. Thus they are doing the best they can for users to have easy access to its Settings and data. Sometimes they don make some weird and unnecessary changes. However, users do get confused while finding some settings and data on Facebook. The same thing happened with Facebook Stories and Reactions too. Thus I have mentioned everything you need to know for how to undo your reactions or remove reactions on the Facebook app and Facebook web. I am sure, you won’t have any confusion now. If you do, let me know in the comment section below.
Thanks alot bro! I accidentally sent out heart kiss reaction on someone’s daughter post on their story and I was freaking out!
You are welcome.
Thanks this was super helpful!
I had a friend did a heart reaction to a response to her, it then showed on the thread of messages that the heart had been removed. Can that be a accident??