Your Facebook profile is public by default, which means it is indexed by Google and other search engines and viewable by anyone. Privacy experts recommend you review the settings for each item in your Facebook profile. Select your name at the top of any Facebook screen to go to your profile.
How do I make my Facebook completely private?
How to Make a Facebook Profile Private
- Open the browser on your computer and go to the Facebook page.
- Log in to your account.
- Look for the arrow icon on the top right of the screen.
- Tap on “Settings.”
- Look at the menu on the left.
- Press “Privacy.” …
- You can now change your privacy settings for different features.
Can anyone see your Facebook account?
Keep in mind: Anyone can see your public information, which includes your name, profile picture, cover photo, gender, username, user ID (account number), and networks (learn why). Only you and your friends can post to your profile. When you post something, you can control who sees it by using the audience selector.
How can you tell if your Facebook is private?
Click the lock icon at the upper right of your Facebook profile. Then click “Who can see my stuff?” to view your profile through other people’s eyes. You might have posts on Facebook that everyone can see even though you think they’re private. Below is an example from my test account.
Can someone tell if I look at their Facebook page a lot?
“Facebook users cannot track who has viewed their personal homepage. Third-party applications also cannot provide this feature.” … This doesn’t mean your activity on Facebook is private from everyone. Facebook is free for a reason.