Live Messenger 2011 is a great social hub where you can connect to different web services out there like facebook, flickr and linked in etc. You can use Live messenger as a desktop client to update your facebook status, comment on your friends updates and view photos albums uploaded by your friends, and this you can do not only for facebook, but for Linkedin, Flickr and other web services out there which windows live messenger supports.
Follow the procedure below to know how to do it.
1. Install and Run Live Messenger on your computer
2. To block updates from appearing from a specific friend live messenger, hover your mouse over the update and then select settings icon and then select hide updates as per your choice, either from that friend or hide all updates from a web service connected in live messenger.
This is how you can block updates and messages posted by your friends on the connected web services and windows live home network.