Do you search for exes on Facebook, or anything that might embarrass you if your Facebook account was accessed? Did you know Facebook stores your search history?
It’s true, a not-so new, but recently discovered by the masses Facebook feature allows anyone logged into a particular Facebook account to browse the entire search history… The entire search history, meaning your exboyfriends or exgirlfriends name.
This search history feature for Facebook is highly disliked by couples whom share accounts, or access their partners Facebook account since, a lot of people do search for past flames on Facebook.
Many feel the Facebook search history feature is an invasion of privacy, since Facebook accounts are often compromised, or accessed by applications, family members, and friends.
Can Other People View Your Facebook Search History?
Facebook search history can only be viewed by the Facebook user that is logged in. By default, Facebook sets searched items to be viewed by Only Me.
Can You Delete Facebook Search History?
Yes. A few weeks prior to writing this, there was no possible way to delete all Facebook search history at once, you had to simply click an icon next to each individually searched item, etc. Luckily there is now a simple solution to clear your entire Facebook search history with one click.
How To Clear Facebook Search History
The instructions and video detail how to delete your entire Facebook search history at once, or single Facebook search terms.
2. In the top right corner on your Facebook profile page, click the Activity Log button.
3. On the left side of the page, under the 3rd section (photos, likes, comments), click MORE to open additional selections.
4. On the bottom of the list click Search.
5. To clear your entire Facebook search history at once, click the Clear Searches link in the top right corner.
Removing Individual Facebook Search History Terms
To remove individual searches, opposed to clearing the entire Facebook search history, click the icon on the right side of the searched term and click Remove when prompted.