Facebook People You May Know Stalking | Over the previous couple of weeks numerous of my students insisted they understand 'a method' to see who took a look at your facebook profile the most. Generally I do not care about such 'myths' however because it didn't pass away and trainees didn't believe my 'that's impossible to work' here a short post about it and the reason it will not work.
Facebook People You May Know Stalking
The concept: Discover your facebook ID (if you don't know how to do that, google it. Easy as 1,2,3), browse to your profile by means of your own ID, ideal click, open source code then see your 'stalker'.
Here are some screenshots that demonstrate how it needs to work.
1.) Browse to your profile by means of your ID, right click and view page source.
2.) Browse for the entry 'friendslist' in the source code.
And here the factor why this DOES NOT WORK!
1.) Friends and the personal data Facebook gathers from them and you is their biggest good. They would NEVER EVER EVER make it accesible and simple to learn. If you can discover it out like this, everyone else could find it out too. Just think of the issues this may trigger. That's something Facebook would never ever want to take place because they would enter lots of problem.
2.) This part of the source code does reveal some type of a list, real. But it is quite most likely that it reveals the good friends you are more than likely to communicate with. As you might now Facebook ranks your buddies and the news you see and on wich position your friends appear on your interaction with them. So if you are most likely to engage with a buddy (state it's your sibling or somebody you utilized to speak with a lot over the past few days) this pal will make it to the top of the list. It is NOT the individual who visited your profile the last.
3.) If you do not think me, think some of the other geeks and Facebook addicts out there. Example: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13789565/what-is-the-significance-of-orderedfriendslistinitialdata.
Hope that assists and the myth of 'I know who visited my profile last/ most' will lastly die.
Ways You Can Block A Facebook Stalker
1. Via Your Block Lists
You can block both people and applications.
In Facebook, go to > Account > Privacy Settings and discover the product called > Block Notes at the bottom of the page. Click the > Modify your lists connect to proceed.
On the following page you can enter Facebook users by name and email address and obstruct them.
If there are several people with the exact same name, you will see a list of matching profiles. Click the > Block button next to the person you were searching for.
2. Via Their Profile.
On each Facebook user profile there is a > Report/Block this Person link at the bottom left. Click this link and a window will pop up that enables you to make a selection.
For instance, you might report the individual for > Undesirable contact and check package to > Block this individual. If you go with the block, the name will appear in your Block Notes, as explained above.
3. Via Their Messages.
If the person you wish to obstruct has actually sent you any messages, you can obstruct them by clicking the > Report link beside their name and the date the message was gotten. To see the link you must open the message. When you click it, a window with more alternatives will turn up.
Note that nobody you obstruct will be alerted of the action. However, if they are on your pal list, they will be eliminated and your profile will not be visible to them. Likewise, you will not be able to view their profile. You both will be invisible to each other, with the exception of 3rd party applications.
If you accidentally obstructed someone, you can easily remove the block. Go to your Block Lists and click the > Unblock link beside the person's name. You will be asked to verify. Unblocking a person will not restore a previous connection.
4. Eliminate Your Standard Directory Site Details.
If you have a severe stalker, chances are they will just set up a brand-new Facebook account once you block them. In this case you should think about making your profile personal, so that complete strangers can not discover and bother you.
The first thing you need to do, is eliminate as much of yourself as possible from the > Basic Directory Info. Go to > Account > Privacy Settings and click on > View Settings.
On the following page you can define who can search and find you on Facebook, send out pal requests or messages, see your friend list, and more. For each item choose thoroughly from the following choices: Everyone, Friends of Buddies, or Buddies Just.
Sadly, you can not totally hide yourself. Facebook specifies that "your name, profile picture, gender, and network are always available to everyone." This describes why.
5. Tighten Your Personal Privacy Settings.
Besides restricting standard directory site information, you must likewise restrict who can see the things you are sharing. Return to > Account > Privacy Settings and click the > Customize settings to adjust your > Sharing on Facebook options. You can likewise select from a default setting.
A brand-new page with a list of options will open. Go through all the points and decide who you want to see your posts, your personal info, or things others share with you. You can select from Everyone, Pals of Buddies, Friends Just, or Tailor each point and make the information visible to only yourself or conceal it from specific people.
It goes without saying that Facebook is simply one medium through which a person can stalk you. No matter how tight your privacy settings or how trustworthy the people on your friend list are, someone identified to discover and harass you still has the remainder of the internet at their disposal. Be sure to treat your individual info, your contact data, and your online privacy in basic like a raw egg.