One day one of my colleagues, asked me, if I had published any article on the topic how to see who shared your post on Facebook on my blog?
I said no, he immediately asked me to publish it on the blog so that he can share it with his grandparent to avoid repetitive questions asked by them many times on the similar topic.
This is the reason why I am publishing in depth article on this topic. Before knowing, it would be an advisable, if you know few essential points associate with public and private post on Facebook.
How to see who Shared Your post on Facebook
According to our own research we have come to know that there are two ways using which you can know who has shared your post on Facebook. So, let’s see the two of the methods one by one in detail.
Method 1: Check Your Facebook Notification (Bell icon)
Notifications are alert that are send to users to inform about the activities that’s happening in their Facebook. The notifications can include posts, comments, likes, and shares, messages, friend request, page update or anything that is associated with the users.
The Facebook notification button, which usually looks like a bell icon, displays a list of notifications that the user has received. By clicking on the notification bell icon, the user can view their notifications and can take suitable actions, such as responding to messages or seeing the activities such as who has liked, commented or shared their post.
Basically, the notifications help users to remain update about What’s happening in their Facebook account in real time.
So, if you want to see who has shared your post on Facebook then check on the real time notification you will get an overview about who is sharing your post.
Method 2: Check from Your Timeline
The second method to view who has shared your post on Facebook is through your “Timeline” settings. To understand in a better way about who is sharing, liking, or commenting on your post, follow the below steps on Desktop and FB apps.
How to see who Shared Your post on Facebook Using Desktop
STEP 1: Login to your Facebook account using any of the web browser (Chrome, Safari, or, Mozilla).
STEP 2: Now click your “Profile Name” on the top left. After clicking the “Profile Name ” you will enter into the area where you would get basic info about your Posts, About, Photos, Videos, Reels, and many more. This is your timeline where you would be able to see the list of posts in a reverse chronological order. That means, your most recent post will be visible first and then so on.
STEP 3: Now find out any of your post that has been shared multiple times. There are two possible ways to find out, either scroll down on your Facebook time line or use “Filters” button to find posts on your timeline.
STEP 4: Once you have found the post that has been shared many times, then look above “Like”. “Comment”, and “Share button” where you would be able to identify how many people have liked, commented or shared your post. And on clicking on those numbers you will get an idea of how many people have liked, commented or shared your post on Facebook
How to see who Shared Your post on Facebook Using Android Smartphone
Right know there is no possible way to view who shared your article or post from the Facebook Android app. But there is still a way to check it. To do so you would need to login in to your Facebook account using web browser in your Android Smartphone. Rest follow the steps discussed above.
How to see who Shared Your post on Facebook Using iPhone
If you want to know who shared your post using your iPhone then you would need to follow the given below steps.
STEP 1: Open your FB app on your iPhone.
STEP 2: Look at the top left and tap on your profile.
STEP 3: Scroll down to find the post that has been shared multiple times or tap the “Filters” button to select post.
STEP 4: When you finally find the find the post, look above the “Like”, “Comment”, or “Share” button. Above those buttons you will be able to numbers about how many people shared your post.
STEP 5: Tap on the numbers and again tap the number beside the share button to know the name of the person who has shared your post on FB.
These are the set of instructions that you need to apply in order to view who shared your post on Facebook.
How to find out who shared your Older Post on Facebook
Are you wondering about how to view who shared your older post a long time ago? Then you don’t need to panic because the given below steps will guide you to find your older post.
Note: This is step was practically performed on Desktop. For FB apps in Android or iPhone may differ.
STEP 1 : Go to the search box at the top of the Facebook and then type in a phrase that is related to your post and then press the enter button.
STEP 2: Now, go to the “Post” on the left column.
STEP 3: Under the “Post From”, click the “You”.
STEP 4: After click the button “You”, you will be able to see the list of posts that you have posted in the past. Now, look for the posts that was shared by your friends.
To wrap things up
These are the methods using which you can easily find out who has shared your post in Facebook. Before wrapping up, it is to remind you that all the steps described here has been practically tested by our expert. To know more about Facebook, kindly visit FB help centre.
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