Can you look at someone’s Facebook page without them knowing?

Answered by Jeremy Urbaniak

It is true that Facebook does not provide a feature that allows users to track who has viewed their personal profile or timeline. This means that if you visit someone’s Facebook page, they will not be notified or have any way of knowing that you have done so. Similarly, if someone visits your Facebook page, you won’t be able to see who has viewed it.

Facebook has made it clear that this privacy feature is intentional. They prioritize the privacy of their users and aim to provide a safe online environment where people can connect and share without constantly worrying about who is viewing their profile.

It’s worth mentioning that there have been various third-party applications and websites claiming to provide the ability to see who has viewed your Facebook profile. However, Facebook has consistently stated that these are not legitimate and do not have access to the necessary data to provide such information. It’s important to be cautious of any third-party apps or websites that claim to offer this feature, as they may be scams or compromise your privacy and security.

In my personal experience, I have come across several instances where people have expressed curiosity about who has viewed their Facebook profile. It’s natural to be curious about who is interested in your online presence, but it’s important to respect the privacy settings and boundaries set by Facebook. If someone wants you to know they have viewed your profile, they can choose to interact with your posts, leave comments, or send you a message directly.

To summarize, Facebook does not provide a feature that allows users to see who has viewed their profile. Third-party applications claiming to offer this feature are not legitimate. Respecting the privacy settings and boundaries set by Facebook is important in fostering a safe and secure online environment.