How Can You Tell If A Facebook Post Is Public?

How do I change what the public sees on my Facebook profile?

To change the audience of things you’ve shared on your timeline:Click your profile picture in the top right of Facebook.Scroll down to the post you want to edit.Click the audience selector next to the date or time on the post.

Select a new audience from the options that appear (example: Public, Friends, Only Me)..

Why can’t I see someone on Facebook?

You’ve blocked them. The person you’re looking for may have limited their privacy settings or blocked you. Sometimes people forget that they’ve limited their settings. If you still can’t find one of your friends, ask them to look at their privacy settings.

What does it mean when a post is public on Facebook?

You’ll have three options for this setting. “Only Me,” means the posts are fully private, only viewable to you. “Friends” means your Facebook friends can see what you post and search for your posts. “Public” means anyone on or off Facebook can see your posts, and anyone with a Facebook account can search your posts.

Why can’t I see someone’s public posts on Facebook?

By default, Facebook always lets a user’s friends see his or her posts. … If you are friends with someone and still cannot see that user’s wall, it means your friend has customized his or her Wall privacy.

How do I find out who has viewed my Facebook page?

To access the list of who has viewed your profile, open the main drop-down menu (the 3 lines) and scroll all the way down to “Privacy Shortcuts.” There, just below the new “Privacy Checkup” feature, you will find the new “Who viewed my profile?” option.

What happens when you share a post on Facebook?

Hi Jill, If you share a post you see onto your friend’s Timeline, it will only appear on your friend’s Timeline, not on your own. However, you can also share a post you see onto your own Timeline for all of your Facebook friends to see.

Why can’t I add someone as a friend on Facebook?

You or the person you want to add can only get friend requests from friends of friends. One of you may have set your privacy settings to get friend requests only from friends of friends on Facebook. Ask them to send you a request instead or change your privacy settings.

How does my Facebook look to the public?

Go to your Facebook page and click the three dots next to your cover photo. Select “View As” from the popup menu. You profile reloads to show you how it looks to the public—so, anyone who isn’t your friend. For me, it’s mainly my old profile pictures and cover photos.

Can you tell if someone searches for you on Facebook?

No, Facebook doesn’t let people track who views their profile. Third-party apps also can’t provide this functionality. If you come across an app that claims to offer this ability, please report the app. … No, Facebook doesn’t let people track who views their profile.

How can I see who shared my Facebook event?

Go to https://www.facebook.com/search/latest/ , type in the name of your event, then hit enter. You’ll then see a list of everyone who shared anything with your event’s name.

How do I make my facebook profile public?

Lift all established privacy restrictions in your Facebook account’s Privacy Settings page. Click the gear icon and click “Privacy Settings.” Then change the visibility settings for future posts, email address lookup and phone number lookup to Public, clicking the blue link next to each option to edit it.

Can you see if someone shares your Facebook post?

Go to the post in question, such as on a Facebook page or friend’s account, then select Share. You’ll see a list of the people who have shared the post. Depending on the person’s privacy settings, you might not see everyone who has shared the post.

What happens when you visit someone’s Facebook profile?

This question stifles many an investigator, and the official stance of Facebook is that it does not report to any Facebook user who’s visiting their Facebook page. Furthermore, it also ensures that no third party Apps can do so either.

How do I view my Facebook profile as public on Iphone?

iOS. You’ll find “View As” on your profile page. Navigate over to there by tapping on the hamburger icon in the lower-right corner and tapping “View your profile” at the top. (Or, for a shortcut, just tap on your profile picture to the left of the “What’s on your mind” status box on the primary Facebook screen.)

Why can’t I see my post on my friends timeline?

Posts by your friends will not appear on Timeline if: They are currently on your Timeline hidden list. You are (or were) blocked by them. Their Share settings for Timeline are set to Excluded.

Is it illegal to look someone up on Facebook?

Facebook does not allow you to know who has viewed your profile or who has searched for you on the network. In the same way, if you look for someone else, they won’t be able to tell — people searches, together with any other searches you run on Facebook, are kept private and are not shown to anyone else.