How many Facebook features you’re using daily?
There are so many things to know about to keep yourself and business up to date on Facebook. When we are using any social media platform, we can see many different features.
Likewise, there are some hidden facebook features you probably don’t know.
Unfortunately, It’s hard to find, and people are not caring about how to use those extra facebook features, when they are using like on photos, commenting, and sharing.
So, here are 8 awesome Facebook hidden features you should try out in 2020!
1. See Who’s logged to Your Account
If you think someone has logged into your Facebook account without your permission, you can check that from your account settings through simple clicks. Mostly Facebook will notify you of the new logins via notification, messenger, or email.
First, Go to the Settings page and switch to the “Security and Login” tab. Here you can find the already active logins under “Where You’re Logged In“. It will provide you with the data on the location, browser, and device. After you reviewed your devices, you can log out that all other devices click in on “Log Out Of All Sessions“. Also, you can remove one by one.
2. Download a Copy of All Your Facebook Data
Did you know? You can download every post, every image, video, message, and chat conversations you’ve ever posted on Facebook before.
To use this facebook hidden features, Go to the Settings page and switch to the “Your Facebook Information” tab and click on “Download Your Information“. Then you can select and download what you want as a JSON or HTML file. It takes some time to proceed after your request. Refer to this article to learn it step by step.
3. Find All the Photos Liked by Someone
“Photos liked by” one of the excellent hidden Facebook features helps you to find people who like on your posts by name, date, etc. For example, if you want to view posts that have liked by your friend, simply type, Photos liked by (enter name here) and hit enter.
Once you start typing “photos liked by” on the Facebook search box, you can see some suggestions like photos liked by me 2019, photos liked by my friends, or you can search by using one of your special friend’s names as well.
Update: The feature, “photos liked by” seems like not working anymore. But, try referring this answer on Quora and see how it will work for you. If not, you can report your issue to Facebook and try to sort it.
4. Choose a ‘Legacy Contact’ for After You Cease Living
Facebook allows you to name a legacy contact who will manage your account after you pass away. The legacy contact can write a tribute post for your profile, respond to new friend requests, or update your profile as well.
If you don’t want a Facebook account after you pass away, you can request to permanently deleted without choosing a legacy contact.
Go to Settings > General > Manage Account > Edit. Here you can choose a friend for your Legacy Contact.
If you want your account deleted after your death, you have to choose the “Request account deletion” option to proceed with your request.
5. See All The Friends You Requested
Facebook will keep tracking of every friend request ignored or deleted send by you. It’s simple to see.
Click the Friend Requests icon on the top of the Facebook page and navigate to “Find Friends“. Here you can see the “View Sent Requests” option, click on it and view your requests.
6. Turn Off Autoplay Videos
Most users on Facebook hate it when it starts playing the video automatically without clicking on it. I also hate that Facebook features because that will consume mobile/wifi data fastly, and it’s not suitable at public places. maybe?
Go to Settings > Videos and set Auto-Play Videos to Off. It will also turn off auto-play on your mobile devices.
7. Change Your Ad Preferences
They will be showing its ads based on what you interested in on Facebook. Maybe, when you liked some of brands or celebrities, Facebook will get it as your interests.
To change your ads preferences, go to Settings > Ads > Your Interests. Here you can remove an interest simply by hitting on the “X” icon. Under the “Advertisers” tab, you’ll able to change all the advertisers as you want.
8. Save Posts for Later
Do you need one of the posts to read or see later? With this feature, you can save any post, video, or link to view them as you need without searching on Facebook again.
When you see the post, Click on triple dots on the right top of the post and choose Save Post/Link/Video option. It will save your post on Facebook. This method samely works on mobile versions of Facebook. You can see the Saved folder under the left side menu on Facebook Home.
The above features are only a few Facebook features that people need but not more caring about. However, those features can help you in the future.