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Stalking for dummies: 5 Hidden Facebook features that are creepy as hell

Facebook is offering somewhat of a crash course for turning into a stalker.

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I am not sure if you have given this a thought, but very quietly and slyly Facebook collects every bit of information from you. Things like who is your sibling, who is your parent, if you are single, if you are in a relationship with someone, when someone on your timeline got engaged, which day which year you liked a post – it keeps a tab of all of it. I am not saying that Facebook necessarily uses all of this information against you, but it gives you the full opportunity to misuse it. Also Read - Facebook gives voice to emojis with Soundmoji: Here's how to send

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Recently we told you how you can go back to seeing every photo you or you friend ever liked on Facebook. Today we aim to reveal some other hidden features that Facebook offers, that could pretty much be your crash course into becoming a stalker. And the best part of these features is, you just need to know what you are looking for, it is pretty much as simple as searching something on Google. Also Read - You can now use WhatsApp web without your phone

Let s bifurcate this into two categories, one is a simple query which is straightforward, like the photos you have liked. And the second would be a more complex one with multiple criteria to whittle-down specific photos, events, restaurants, bands, friends or more. For instance, you can narrow down your Facebook friends based on their current location or relationship status. Or both. Facebook also lets you search for photos uploaded by single or married friends in a specific location. ALSO READ: How to save WhatsApp Stories to your phone without taking screenshots

You can also use the keyword “non-friends” to search for people you aren’t yet friends with.

The basic step to follow for all of these is that you move your cursor to the search bar on top of your facebook profile, and then just type away. A few examples of how these searches work is, for instance for a simple search you type [Friend s name] in [Location] who like [Music Artist, Restaurant, Movie], or Photos [Weddings, Graduations, Events] uploaded by friends (or a particular friend), Photos in my hometown uploaded by [Friend s name] . ALSO READ: How to recall sent mails on Gmail

 

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Or more complex searches like Photos of [Single, Married] friends in [Location] who like [Music Artist, Restaurant, Movie], or Friends of [Name Of A Friend], and me who are [Single, Married] and live in [Location].

Although, there is one thing to note here. All of this is subject to which post is public and which is private, and to who all is it available. If the post you are looking by someone else, is set to only personal viewing then you will not see that post in your search. If set on friends of friends, and if you are one, then yes, you have free access.

However, we strongly urge that you do not use any of this information against anyone or to bother anybody. Maintain peace! ALSO READ: iOS 11 now supports Screen Recording: Here s how to use this feature

 

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  • Published Date: October 25, 2017 9:44 PM IST
  • Updated Date: October 25, 2017 9:46 PM IST



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