Solved

What period of time is the Facebook 'Friendslist' shown for when you view the source?

Posted on 2013-05-20
3
1,102 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-22
Hello all!

I know someone that is concerned about how often some of her Facebook friends look at her profile.

The only info I was able to find involved looking at the newsfeed's page source and then searching for the word 'Friendslist' to see who viewed the profile.  One link said that the Friendslist is ordered by frequency of views, but this doesn't seem to make sense because one of the top 5 were people that she just added as friends in the last week.

Over what period of time is this frequency calculated?  A day?  A week?  If it is a short period like that, is there some way to figure out who viewed her profile most often in the past 30 days?

A related question: does the -0 after a profile mean it was viewed from a computer and a -2 mean it was viewed from a mobile device?

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:mikem2k
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:jsdray
ID: 39181032
it's based on mutual interactions and things you have in common

facebook is trying to help you stay in touch with the people you are most likely to want to interact with
0
 
LVL 53

Accepted Solution

by:
Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 500 total points
ID: 39181090
There is no way to see who viewed your profile.  

https://www.facebook.com/help/210896588933875/#Can-I-know-who

Can I know who’s looking at my timeline or how often it’s being viewed?

No, Facebook doesn't let you track who views your timeline or your posts (ex: your photos). Third party apps also can't provide this functionality.

If you come across an app that claims to offer this ability, please report the app.

There is one way to make sure nobody see's your friends profile....remove it.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:mikem2k
ID: 39187898
Thanks for the official link too!
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

For a lot of organizations the use of social media is a “can’t live with it and can’t live without it” situation. Risk assessment is conducted to determine the effects of social media. Risk is assessed by identifying threats and vulnerabilities, the…
Follow these tips to boost your freelancing career. Soon enough you'll be enjoying the freedom of being your own boss and working from anywhere.
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to make an account for Skype and brief over view of all the options. There are three parts in this series.
Video by: syed
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the what Skype is and how to use it.

695 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question