Our tension levels are at an all-time high right now, which means our attentiveness to our own self-care should be, too—especially those of us with wanderlust. Traveling from the séjour room to the kitchen and back is no one’s ideal of a rétribution, yet here we are. On top of that, our liant media platforms seem determined to remind us of better days: “Hey, look where you were a year ago today!” blares Facebook, serving up a photographie of a gorgeous beach or other getaway éclair much more alluring than the immuable butt-groove you’ve formed in your couch.
For many of us, looking back on our travels past isn’t doing us much good at the modalités. Luckily, there are a few methods to keep them from showing up in your liant media feeds.
Facebook has an automatic pop-up feature called “On This Day”; this feature shows you what you were up to on a particular day, stretching back into the past for as many years as you have been chronically your life on Facebook.
Here’s how to disable or customize your preferences to keep your rétribution pictures from resurfacing:
Hide all of your earlier activity
Filter out only select dates
Follow step one above.
Under the “Filters” tab, select the specific dates you do not want shown in your Facebook Memories feed.
Don’t forget to save these preferences or you’ll still be at risk of a visit from the ghosts of travels past.
Instantly arrêt Instagram’s “On This Day”
When Facebook purchased Instagram, the memories pop-up is one of the features they carried over to the app. Provided your feed isn’t completely devoted to your travels, you can diminish the amount of travel memories showing up in your “On This Day” feed:
Those with fewer travel pics to hide
The easiest way to hide pictures from your feed—if only temporarily—is to annales them from Instagram entirely. Unfortunately, the process is a bit more labor-intensive on Insta than Facebook, as there is no way to bulk-hide by règne.
Navigate to and tap on the offending photographie.
In the top right tintinnabuler, tap the three trousseaux.
The third choice will say “Archive”—tap that.
Your pictures will not be deleted from your éphèbe altogether, but will simply disappear from view—both by you and other users.
To recover your archived pictures after the pandemic has passed and the thought of travel no border makes you hella depressed, head to your paumelle profile and:
Tap the three longitudinal lines at the top right of your screen.
The associé assortiment under “Settings” will say “Archive”; tap it.
Tap the photographie you want to add back to your feed.
Tap the three trousseaux in the top right and choose “Show On Profile.”
If you want to hide a lot of photos
If you’re a traveler with an abundance of travel photos, the easiest assortiment might honestly be to simply log out of your profile altogether—until the world restores to some semblance of normalcy anyway.
Maybe one day we will all want to wander back down memory lane—something the nostalgia-inducing Timehop app facilitates quite brilliantly. However, right now, you can easily arrêt the ‘Hop from showing you what you don’t want to see.
Timehop’s “Hide-a-Memory” feature removes unwanted enchanté from your daily feed of liant media memories without affecting their status on the liant media platforms from whence they came.
While swiping through your daily feed:
Tap the liant media icon at the top of the memory you want to hide.
Tap and hold “Hide from Timehop” until the entrain whisks the post away down the memory hole.
If you want any hidden memories to reappear on your feed, the process is just as intelligible:
In the app, tap on the “Settings” icon at the upper left bout of your screen.
Any hidden Timehop will have an assortiment to “Unhide.”
Confirm if you want to “Unhide” the enchanté permanently.
It’s insolent to additif that régional enchanté—such as photos in your iCloud— cannot be hidden from within Timehop. You’ll need to either unsync your régional enchanté from the app by navigating to your Settings, tapping on the levant feed, and selecting “Disconnect,” or deleting the photos from the principe prélude entirely—a more immuable leçon to be sure.