Is It Possible To Check “Who Viewed My Facebook Profile?”

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Who viewed my Facebook profile? We all know Facebook connects each other through posts, messages, and friends globally.

We can find the stranger on Facebook in just a click if we know the user name or we can find the person by suggested friends and find more friends options of Facebook to find anyone who is registered on Facebook.

Besides all these, we would love to find who viewed my Facebook profile. There are a lot of third-party apps also who promise us this functionality.

But, can we trust these third-party apps? Are these third-party apps really showing us viewed data?

Read this complete article to know the truth behind it.

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Can I see who viewed my Facebook profile?

The answer is no, we cannot see, Facebook won’t allow users to track if someone is viewing your profile.

The reason behind this is Facebook wants to keep the data secure, it simply cannot turn on this feature, it is against their policies.

There are some rumors that Facebook shows who viewed my Facebook profile data on1st of April every year, but there is no proof available to agree to the rumors.

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Can I see who viewed my Facebook profile using third-party apps?

No, If you come across such apps that promise to see who viewed your Facebook personal profile then you simply mark it as a fraud app and report the app.

Facebook clearly mentioned under help and inquiries that Facebook doesn’t let people track who views their profile and even third-party apps also cannot provide this data.

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Why do third-party apps promise us to show who viewed my Facebook profile?

If you come across such apps that promise this functionality just ignore and report the app straight away.

But never download such apps on your PCs, laptops, tablets, or mobiles to increase your safety, or else you will be at high risk and end up giving your personal data to third-party apps.

These third-party apps will get access to your personal data once you download it. And then they will start misusing your data in different ways.

Here are 4 common ways spammer will do with your data:

1. To access your likes, preferences, purchase history if any so that they can sell that information to the marketing companies.

2. These hackers hack your Facebook account to post their own content and also change the account password.

3. Will access your purchase data in order to steal your card or account details or any other sensitive data.

4. These fraud apps are malware that may affect your computer, tablet, or mobile phone.

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What should I do if I had downloaded the third-party apps to see who viewed my Facebook profile?

  1. Firstly remove the app or extension from your device or browser.
  2. Change the Facebook account password.
  3. Remove the app permissions on Facebook.
  4. Report the app 

1. How to remove the app or extension from our device or browser?

If you have downloaded the third-party app to see who viewed your profile, long press on the app and choose to deactivate and delete the app.

If you have downloaded the third party extension on your browser to see who viewed your profile then 

  • Click on the extension icon located on the right side of the URL search bar
  • Then click on the three-dot line of that particular extension to remove.
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This way you can delete or remove the fraud app from your device or browser.

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2. How to change the Facebook account password?

1. Log in to the Facebook account by visiting www.facebook.com or directly from the mobile or desktop application.

2. Once you logged in click on the three-dot line or below arrow icon.

3. Click on setting and privacy

4. Click on Settings

5. Once you click on settings, from the left sidebar(scroll down if you are using the mobile phone) click on security and login

6. Once you open the security and login page, click on change password.

7. And now enter your current password and new password.

8. Once you completed all the steps you have successfully changed the password.

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3. How to remove the app permission on Facebook and report the app?

Once you remove the third-party extension or deactivate it from your device then it automatically removes the permission on Facebook.

To recheck whether it is successfully removed or not please follow the steps.

1. Log in to the Facebook account by visiting www.facebook.com or directly from the mobile or desktop application.

2. Once you logged in click on the three-dot line or below arrow icon.

3. Click on setting and privacy

4. Click on Settings

5. Once you click on the setting, from the left sidebar(scroll down if you are using the mobile phone) click on apps and websites.

6. Now, after you open the apps and website look for App, Websites, or Plugins and then click on view and edit.

7. Once you click on view and edit, scroll down to remove and report the app/website/plugin.

8. Once you scroll down to the end, click on give feedback to report the app/website/plugin, and then click on “Remove”.

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This way you can successfully remove the permission for the apps, website, plugins to secure your account, and also you have successfully reported the app as a responsible citizen.

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Conclusion

Facebook doesn’t let me track who viewed my Facebook profile function because of privacy reasons.

So be aware of fraudulently who promises this function and do not forget to report such apps if you come across them. If we do so we can minimize the frauds happening in the current world.

Always be alert and secure your devices and allow permission to the only apps that are trustworthy and gained popularity in the real-time world.


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