These days there are myriad of apps like “Who is checking my facebook profile”, “Who is glancing through my profile” , “Who visited your profile” etc which , as the name suggests, promises to list out your friends who are checking your profile.
Some of these apps are so much annoying that they will automatically tag a photo of your friends who are checking your profile page and automatically comment on your behalf. Your friend may receive so many email notifications which is just so bothering.
Please beware from such apps as there are no such facebook app which will tell you who visited your profile. This not only intrude on your privacy but also spoil the fun on the facebook.
Steps to protect yourself from such who is checking my facebook profile scams-
- Make sure that if you receive any notifications from any of your friends asking you to click on the link which will look like – http://apps.facebook.com/xyz/ etc. to know who is visiting your profile, please do not click on that link. It’s a scam.
- Never join any such group or a page like “who is checking my profile”. You may receive some spam messages on that group and it is likely that you can click on those links.
- Know that if there’s going to be any such app it’ll be by facebook itself. Third party apps without any verification should be strict no no! Just play safe.
- If your news feed shows any of your friend update about one of such apps, just hide that app forever by clicking oh Hide button on the top left of that link.
Still if you are a victim of any such scam on facebook then please report to facebook as soon as possible or comment here for community solution.