In some instances, a web page will scroll by itself when the cursor is placed over the page. On Facebook, this can be more of a hindrance than a useful feature, as it prevents you from reading text or looking at interesting content at your own pace.
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Method 1: Change your PC settings
One thing that might help with auto scrolling on websites, including Facebook, is changing the settings directly on your computer. Here’s how to do it:Click the Windows icon, and then select Control Panel.
Method 2: Clear cache from your browser
Although a temporary solution, another thing some people found helpful is clearing the cache from their browser. Here’s how you can do it as well, in some of the most popular browsers:Google Chrome – Go to chrome://settings/clearBrowserData. Here, check the box next to cache (as well as cookies and browsing history if you wish) and then press Clear Data.
Method 3: Use Chrome’s experimental features
If you’re using Google Chrome, the browser also has some experimental features that some users found helpful when it comes to auto scrolling. Just follow the steps below to try it as well:In the Chrome search bar, type in chrome://flags/#enable-scroll-anchoringNext to Implicit Root Scroller, click Enable.
Note: By using any of the experimental features, you might lose some of your browsing data or compromise your security, so be cautious.
Method 4: Report a problem to Facebook
If none of these methods end up working, you can always report your problems directly to Facebook in the site’s Help section. Hopefully, you will find your answer here, or customer support might alternatively help to fix your auto scrolling issues.
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While there is no straightforward way of stopping Facebook from auto scrolling, one of the methods described above might help to resolve your issues, as they have been reported to work by other users.