Facebook is one of the most popular social media sites, with over 2.7 billion active users every month. It is easy to access this social networking site from any device, such as computers, tablets, and smartphones. You can post text, photos, videos, and do many other things on Facebook.
Many people look for ways to know who viewed their Facebook profile. Many apps allow people to track their spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, and kids’ mobile phones. Many women who suspect their husband or boyfriend just use his iPhone to install the app and track their messages, calls, and social media activities.
Are there any methods that help you know who is checking up on your Facebook? Do you suspect someone from the office scrolling through your photos on your profile? Is your ex-girlfriend secretly peeking in on your Facebook profile? In today’s article, we will tell you how to find out if someone is viewing or tracking your Facebook profile. Read on!
Who viewed your profile – Feature
Do you know Facebook has recently added a new feature that allows users to find out about their profile? The feature is called “who viewed your profile. It enables you to see who visited your Facebook profile.
Not only does this feature allow you to know who is viewing your profile, but it also lets you see who visited it in the last 30 days. So, it is an official way to find people who are tracking your profile.
Log in to your account and go to the drop-down menu. Click on Privacy Shortcuts, where you will see the “Who viewed my profile” feature. Keep in mind that this feature is not available for Android platforms. Currently, it is available for iOS users. If you are using an Android phone, you will have to find other ways.
Facebook had added this feature previously but removed it due to security concerns. Recent news and tech-blog have revealed that the company has implemented the feature again. With security development and updates, the “who viewed my profile” feature is available for many Facebook users.
View Page Source
Although this is a time-consuming process, the “view page source” method produces good results. However, this method works for desktop users and not smartphone or tablet users. Go to your Facebook profile timeline page, for example, Facebook.com/profile, and allow the page to load completely.
Once the page loading completes, click anywhere on the page to select “view page source.” Or, you can press the “CTRL+U” buttons on your keyboard to view page source. After clicking the view page source, you will see a new tab that contains HTML, CSS, and other web codes of your Facebook profile.
Go to find or press CTRL+F to open the search box. Type “BUDDY-ID” in the search box and press enter to see profile Ids who viewed your profile. Copy the profile id and go to Facebook.com.
Paste the copied id right after Facebook.com. For instance, it should look something like Facebook.com/001122334455667. It will open a Facebook profile of a person who views your account frequently.
Because it is a time-consuming process, most users ignore this method and look for alternative ways. Compared to other techniques, this one generates good results for a desktop user.
“Initialchatfriendlist” is another common you can type or paste in the search bar to find the person who visited your profile. It follows the same steps mentioned above. After searching this command, you will get a 15-digit number.
Copy the number and paste it after Facebook.com. Hit enter to open a Facebook account that viewed your profile. Although this method works for most users, some people may not find adequate results. The reason could be an encrypted code or browser security.
Social Fans App
Although you can use the above two methods, Social Fans is an excellent app for iOS users. Some people who don’t have access to desktop computers or PCs can install this app on their iPhone and see those who have viewed their profile.
The interesting feature of this app is that it provides you with complete information. The “Social Fans” app is available in the iTunes store, and you can download and install it on any iOS device. That way, you can know who visited your Facebook profile and scrolled through posts, photos, and videos.
Social Profile View Extension
Social Profile is a Google Chrome Extension that allows you to find people who recently visited your Facebook Profile. Go to Google Chrome web store and search for Social Profile. Once you have found the extension, click on “Add to Chrome” and wait for a few seconds. The download and installation process will take a few seconds.
Visit Facebook.com and log into your account after the installation process completes. After login, Facebook will redirect you to the news feed. Click on the navigation bar at the top to see visitors who viewed your profile. The extension will notify you whenever someone views your Facebook profile.
There are many extensions available on Google Chrome Web Store that has the same name. Make sure you find the original extension to get the job done accurately. Because Google Chrome Web Store is an open-source platform, many extensions that claim to serve this purpose are baseless and fake. So, you have to be very careful when looking for or installing Chrome extensions.
Facebook is one of the biggest social media platforms that allow you to connect with your friends. You can find many new people and add them as friends on Facebook. Although Facebook is a great way to socialize digitally, it has many risks of privacy and confidentiality. If you have not set privacy on your profile, anyone can steal your posts, photos, and videos.
Anyway, you can use the methods given above to see who is viewing your profile frequently. That way, you can make changes in your profile and block the person or people you think can steal your profile data.