MakeUseOf: Folks, It’s Time to Delete the Facebook News Feed. “It’s time to get rid of your News Feed. Facebook is a sum of many parts, including Messenger, Events, Games, and a whole lot more. The News Feed is more a distraction than anything else. Here’s how (and why) you can delete it.” The comments make it clear that some folks were not impressed with this article, but I liked it, if only because it got into a lot of heavy lifting.