How to See Who Views Your Facebook Profile

· Social Media

The only way to know for
sure who’s viewing your
Facebook profile is to
actually see them do it.
By now, you’ve most likely seen
the many apps and Web services
claiming to let you see who’s
viewing yourFacebook profile. Is
your college ex checking up on
you? Is someone from work
scrolling through pictures of
your beach vacation? Are your
parents secretly peeking in on
your private life? These apps
promise the answers.
Unfortunately, they don’t deliver.
Not a single one of them.
You can be 100 percent certain
that each and every app that says
“See who views your profile!” or
“stalker tracker” or anything else
like that isvirus-laden junk.
These apps would like you to
cough up your Facebook
password, or they might install
the ability tospam your friends
via your Facebook wall.
Again: Be extremely wary of any
service or app that claims to
show you who’s been viewing
your Facebook profile. This
functionality violatesFacebook’s
privacy rules. If you’ve fallen prey
to a purported stalker app (or
any other type of Facebook
malware), be sure to check out
Facebook’s instructions for
revoking app access to your
That said, there are a couple
ways to get clues and insights
into who’s been floating around
your profile. While you won’t end
up with the definitive list you’re
likely looking for, keep reading
for tips and tricks that toe — but
don’t cross! — that fine line
between natural curiosity and a
massive breach of privacy

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