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Modify What Facebook Memories You're Reminded of

Facebook Memories recently posted a silly picture from a fun dance retreat that I attended 5 years ago. It was a happy reminder of an enjoyable experience. Then I wondered, “What if Facebook Memories spontaneously reminded me of some past event for which I wouldn’t like to be reminded? Is there a way to tweak the Facebook Memories’ defaults?" There is. Sh


  • Once you’re logged into Facebook, select On this Day from the Apps list in the left hand pane.
  • Select Preferences near the top of the Never Miss a Memory screen.
  • The On This Day Preferences screen gives you the option to filter both people and date ranges for which you’d rather not be reminded.
    Below is a screen shot of the date range option.















Hopefully, you’ll never need to use this feature but it’s good to know that there are options.


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