Myspace, as you know, is a popular social networking site. It is a free online community where people can create their profiles and share personal information with their friends. People use it to socialize with other online users. One needs to be at least 14 years of age, to create an online Myspace profile. Apart from making friends, this website is also popular with many celebrity musicians, singers, and television artists. As a member, you can go through these celebrity profiles and even listen to or download some of the exclusive music files shared by these musicians. There is a simple way of hiding friends on the site, explained further.
Hiding Friends on Myspace 1.0
Any added friend on the site, can view your profile and access the names of listed friends. You may have added friends your parents disapprove of, or maybe you do not want your current girlfriend to know your ‘ex’, who is still on your list. Maybe a jealous friend is trying to add all your close friends from your list to her friend list. Simply put, you may not want to share the information about who your friends are on Myspace with others. The best thing to do, in this case, is to hide them.
You need to log into your Myspace 1.0 account, using your email ID and password. Your profile page will open. On that page, open the Edit Profile tab. When you are in that tab, you can change the way your profile looks. In the About Me section, you need to copy and paste the following code:
This code will help you hide the friends and view all links in Myspace 1.0. If you wish to just hide your friends and allow the view all link to be visible, all you need to do is copy-paste the following code anywhere in your About Me section.
Now, click on save changes and refresh your Myspace profile. Your friends list will be hidden in the profile.
Hiding Friends on Myspace 2.0
If you are a Myspace 2.0 user, you can hide friends, using a different code. All you need to do is log in to your account and visit your profile page. Then from the drop down menu, you need to select Customize Profile. You will find a new Profile 2.0 Customize Profile window open. When you go through the options, you will come across CSS. Click on CSS and a new dialog box will open. You need to add a code in this dialog box for hiding friends. The code is as follows:
Then, click on Publish and your friends list will no longer be visible on your Myspace 2.0 profile. Another easy way is by making changes in the module. You need to visit your profile page and select ‘Customize Profile‘ in the list. Then on the left hand side of your computer screen, you will be able to see Modules. Then click on Friend Space module and it will be hidden. Then finish off by clicking on Publish. When you visit your profile again, you will find your Myspace friends list hidden.
Myspace is a fun and entertaining website, but one should exercise caution. Make sure you add only those whom you know. Even if you add unknown people, make sure you follow precautions in sharing personal information with them.