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How to see who viewed a post on Facebook

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How to see who viewed a post on Facebook: Since you joined Facebook, the most popular social network in the world, you just share posts with your friends. In this regard, you are happy to have your own online space in which to publish everything about you, however you are wondering how to see who viewed a post on Facebook. In fact, obtaining this information would help you understand how many friends like or dislike a certain content you have shared.

How do you say? This is exactly how things are and, although you make daily use of the social network in question, do you think you have no idea how to do it? In that case don’t worry, I’m here to help. In fact, in the next chapters of this tutorial of mine, I will provide you with all the useful information on the subject, showing you step by step how to implement some useful operations for the purpose you set yourself to achieve, acting as a smartphone and tablet but also as a PC.

So, are you ready to get started? Yup? Perfect: sit nice and comfortable, take all the time you need to concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and, more importantly, implement the “tips” that I will give you. I’m sure that, by following my instructions, you will at least be able to get an idea of ​​the type of users who view the content you post on Facebook. I wish you happy reading and I wish you a big good luck for everything!

Preliminary information

Before explaining to you how to see who viewed a post on Facebook, I must provide you with some useful preliminary information, explaining what information it is possible to obtain and, on the contrary, what data is not obtainable, using the native features made available by the social network founded by Mark Zuckerberg.

In fact, you must know that Facebook does not offer an ad hoc function that allows you to have a list with all the names and surnames of those who have viewed a shared content on their own. profile.

Despite this, however, it is possible to know which and how many users reached a shared content in the post of your Facebook profile, based on the privacy settings, as well as on the interactions occurred with content or text.

Regarding textual content or published on its own Facebook pageInstead, it is possible to use the dedicated analysis tools, which allow you to know how many people the published content has reached.

Otherwise, as regards the Stories, it is possible to know exactly who has viewed the contents you share in them, using the specific functionality of the social network.

All the operations mentioned, as I will explain in this tutorial, can be performed from a smartphone or tablet, using the Facebook app to Android (downloadable from Play Store or from alternative stores) e iOS / iPadOS, as well as from PC, through official Facebook site or by using his Windows application. Read on to find out more.

How to see who has seen a post on Facebook

Having said that, if you want to know who has seen a post that you have posted on your Facebook profile or yours Facebook page, all you have to do is continue reading, to find all the information on how to proceed, from smartphones and tablets as well as from PC.

See who has seen a post on the Facebook profile

Facebook profile post privacy

To see who saw a post on your Facebook profile you must first refer to privacy settings, a function that is used to know if a content you have published is visible to yours friends of Facebook or if it can be seen from all and, therefore, it is public.

Therefore, log in to Facebook via its app for smartphones and tablets, or log in from official site or fromofficial application for Windows and press on yours profile picture.

Now, locate the post of your interest, so you can see the icon privacy at the same. For example, the symbol of little men means that the post was shared with friends while the icon of globe indicates that the post you published is visible for all.

In the face of this, you can intervene by regulating the privacy of the post in question: press the symbol (…) placed at the top right and presses on the item Change privacy (from smartphones and tablets) or on the button Edit audience (from PC). Finally, select the privacy setting you prefer (eg. Friends), in order to automatically apply the saving of the changes.

Even when you post a new one post you can make this type of choice: press on the text field What are you thinking about?, select the symbol (▾) next to the privacy option, to change it, choosing to show the post only to friends, for instance. The change will also apply to posts that will be published in the future (subject to further changes by you).

You can also adjust the privacy of past posts, so that all textual and / or previously visible content at All are only shared with Friends.

To do this, acting as a smartphone and tablet, go to the section Settings and privacy> Settings> Posts> Restrict who can see old posts and tap on the item Limit past posts twice in a row. From a PC, instead, proceed from the menu Settings and privacy> Settings> Privacy and confirm the operation by pressing the key Limit past posts twice in a row.

For more information on this, refer to my tutorial in which I tell you about all the options available to you to regulate Facebook privacy.

Alternatively, if you’d like to know more about which and how many people have seen a post posted by you on Facebook, you can simply refer to the reactions of users and any comments.

Therefore, after identifying the post published by you, click on Number of person that they put I like (or another interaction) or that they have commented, to see the list of those who have seen the content in question, interacting with it.

See who saw a post on the Facebook page

Privacy post Facebook page

If you have a Facebook page, you can find out how many people have viewed textual content or shared with your followers.

In fact, to see who has viewed a post on a Facebook page from a smartphone or tablet, or from a computer, log into your account and go to the page in question, selecting it via the side menu.

Now, tap on the tab Post, identify the content of your interest and press the wording People reached indicating the number of users who have seen the post.

Through the screen that is shown to you, in fact, you can know the number of people reached (i.e. the number of users who viewed the content) oi click on the post, a number that indicates how many users have actually clicked on the post, showing that they are interested in its content.

See who has viewed a Story on Facebook

I conclude this guide by explaining you briefly how to see who has viewed a Story on Facebook. In this case, in fact, unlike what was explained in the previous chapters in relation to post, it is possible to know exactly the names of those who viewed the content you posted.

From smartphones and tablets

Facebook android ios story views

To proceed from smartphone And Tablet, log in to Facebook from its app and press the tab Your story located in the section Stories (on the main screen).

Then tap on the item Views: as if by “magic”, you will be shown the name and surname of the users who have viewed yours History. Easier than that?

If you have any doubts or problems, or if you need more information on how Stories on Facebook work, read my guide dedicated to the topic.

From computer

PC History Views

To proceed from computer, log into Facebook on his login page (or from his official application for Windows) and presses on the square Your story found in the section Stories (on the main screen).

After that, click on the entry Views placed at the bottom left and, in the menu displayed at the bottom, you will be shown the list of users who have seen the contents of the History with their names and surnames.

For more information on how Stories work on Facebook, read my guide dedicated to the topic.